L43 1100

This one-credit, seven-week course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to WashU, both academically and personally. This course sets students on a path in which they will engage with academic readings, interactive activities, and empirically based strategies centered on the five core anchors of Student Affairs: Healthy Excellence; Leadership; Career Development; Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; and Student Engagement & Belonging. The course also introduces the students to key academic success and learning strategies resources and support staff that will optimize their experiences at the university.

The course is launching fall 2023 and can be taken in short course A or short course B.

Each section of the course is limited to 18 students to ensure small-group discussion and engagement. A special section is held for transfer students.

How to register

Students interested in taking L43 1100 should speak with their academic adviser before adding the course to their schedule.

McKelvey students should consider taking ENGR 120 First Year Foundations.