Your first year at Dickinson is filled with exciting transitions. You may negotiate some of them quite easily, and you may encounter other that require determination and resilience. As you consider the many possibilities available here, we encourage you to make careful selections and to engage deeply with your studies.
Your Dickinson education offers choices from your very first semester. What are your keenest interests? How do they align with our programs? Which courses will build a foundation for exploring your interests? Which courses would allow you to explore areas of potential interest? If you work closely with your academic advisor, these questions need not be daunting! In fact, many students find the process of designing an academic program thought provoking and fun.
- Starting Your College Career at Dickinson
- First-Year Advising Worksheet
- First-Year Program
- Mid-Semester Evaluation
- Learning Skills and Study Strategies
- The Writing Center
- Service Learning Courses