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First Year Experience

First Year Experience

ID 120: First Year Experience

The freshman experience begins during summer orientation with an introduction to the course and the summer reading book, The Naked Roommate. During the fall, the students will continue their transition to college by meeting with their ID120 professor for class during Fall Orientation and then for an 8-week course designed to provide support and information about being a student at Wilmington College.

ID 120 Course Description:

This is a dedicated FYE course taught during the first 8-week abbreviated session of fall term. The course will focus on an introduction to Wilmington College, Quakers, adaptation to college life, study skills, introduction to campus services and facilities, and other life skills. This course will also include a unified “summer” reading and additional course materials used to introduce the areas of thought and expression (as well as applied fields) and serve as a first introduction to advising with the creation of a 4-year education plan. Transfer students are not required to take this course.