The Office of Intercultural Life offers a three-day transition program for all multicultural students. The purpose of this program is to help new multicultural students to make a successful transition from high school to college. For many multicultural students, especially those coming from large cities like Chicago and St. Louis, transition to a college located in a small town is a challenge. For some who may be leaving home for the first time college could be a bigger challenge.
New Beginnings offers workshops and activity sessions to help make the transition to academic life in a largely unfamiliar territory smoother. The workshop sessions include topics such as: