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Launch! No Cost First-year College Specific Programs

Each college has crafted a college specific seminar course lead by coveted faculty. Some key highlights and sample schedule are listed below:

  • No cost associated
  • Program Duration: July 6-August 16, 2021
  • Course Days:
    • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:30-2:45 p.m. (days vary by college)

Sample Schedule

MonTuesWedThursFri
1:30-2:45 p.m.Launch SeminarLaunch SeminarSuccess Workshop

College Specific Programs

Not sure which college your major is in? 

College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Manning School of Business
Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
Kennedy College of Sciences (KCS)
Francis College of Engineering (FCE)
College of Education

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College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (FAHSS) 

We have a designed a unique experience with various FAHSS faculty. Race, identity, and systems of power will be discussed in the FAHSS Launch! Seminar course. There will also be small-group discussions to get you connected with other students, faculty, and alumni to help you prepare for your first semester in college and beyond. 

Participation in the FAHSS Launch! Seminar will waive your first-year seminar requirement (1 credit). This means you will have more space in your schedule to take additional electives, add a minor, or additional major. 

Manning School of Business

We have designed a unique experience with various Manning faculty who will excite and engage you as they lead discussions about the different projects you may do someday as an interdisciplinary business professional. 

Participating in the Manning Launch! Seminar you will earn a 1-credit free elective (1 credit). This free credit will be applied to your free elective requirements on your degree pathway. 

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences (ZCHS)

We have a designed a unique experience with various health sciences faculty. These faculty will excite and engage you as they lead discussions about the different projects you may do someday as an interdisciplinary health professional. 

Participating in the Manning Launch! Seminar you will earn a 1-credit free elective (1 credit). This free credit will be applied to your free elective requirements on your degree pathway. 

Kennedy College of Sciences (KCS)

We have designed unique experiences where sciences faculty will lead you in discussions about various projects, opportunities for research, and engagement in faculty labs. Topics will vary from the role of molecular interactions to algorithms for search-and-rescue-robots. 

Francis College of Engineering (FCE)

We have designed unique experiences where engineering faculty will lead you through small group discussions about various research and faculty lab opportunities that will provide you with an interdisciplinary view of engineering. Special attention will be given to the Lin Makerspace which allows students from all disciplines to intermingle in a state-of-the-art space while refining designs and developing prototypes. 

College of Education (COE)

We have a designed a unique experience along with the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences where faculty will take you through small group discussions around race, identity, and systems of power. In addition, there will also be faculty, alumni, and current students participating to enhance the small group discussion experience and prepare you for your first semester in college and beyond.