First-Year Resources

Academic Difficulties
http://www.survivingcollegelife.com/2007/10/15/why-and-when-you-should-drop-a-class-in-college/

Academic Enrichment Opportunities
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/oswego_reading_initiative/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/service/community_service/index.html

Academic Policies
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/registrar/acad_policies.html

Academic Survival Skills
http://www.providence.edu/Dean+of+Undergraduate+Studies/Freshmen/Academic+Survival.htm
http://www.survivingcollegelife.com/2007/10/29/how-to-stay-awake-alert-while-studying-without-coffee/

Addiction
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/addiction.asp

Adjustment Concerns
http://www.purdue.edu/helpdesk/pages/recently_admitted/fresh_adj_concern.html
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/adjusting.asp
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=686&sid=64

Awards and Scholarships
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships/

Dealing with relationship changes
http://www.purdue.edu/helpdesk/pages/recently_admitted/fresh_family_change.html

Developing Healthy Relationships
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/developinghealthyrelationships.asp

Eating Disorders
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/eating.asp

Financial Aid and Scholarships
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/auxiliary_services/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/scholarships/merit.html
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships/

FERPA and Parents
http://www.collegeparents.org/cpa/resource-current-campus-ferpa.html

First Year Anxieties

http://www.collegefreshmen.net/

Freshman Year Survival
http://www.quintcareers.com/first-year_success.html
https://www.ecampustours.com/campuslife/yourfreshmanyear/startoffyourfreshmanyeartherightway.htm
http://www.suffolk.edu/offices/5664.html

Health Tips
http://www.aap.org/featured/healthcollege.pdf
http://www.bowiestate.edu/CampusLife/wellness/tips/
http://www.bowiestate.edu/CampusLife/wellness/new_students/
http://www.enotes.com/american-colleges/tips/maintaining-your-health
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=690&sid=64

Homesickness
http://www.survivingcollegelife.com/2007/10/02/three-more-ideas-to-help-beat-college-homesickness/

Managing Your Finances
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=691&sid=64

Maximizing Your Academic Potential
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/academicpotential.asp

Note-Taking
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/note.asp

Preparing for Exams
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/exams.asp

Roommate Issues
http://www.purdue.edu/helpdesk/pages/recently_admitted/fresh_roomate.html
http://www.studentshelpingstudents.com/freshmanyr_roommate.html
http://www.survivingcollegelife.com/2007/09/10/setting-roommate-%e2%80%9cground-rules%e2%80%9d

Scholarships and Awards
http://www.oswego.edu/giving/scholarships/

Stress and Relaxation
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/stress.asp
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=689&sid=64

Student Government and Student Organizations
http://www.oswegosa.org/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/organizations/

Student Services
http://www.oswego.edu/athletics/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/counseling_services/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/disabilities/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/health/lifestyles_center/alcohol_drug_programs/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/residential/fitness_center/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/student/health/walker_health_center/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/campus_life/intramurals/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/support/OLS/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/library/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/police/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/residential/
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/student_accounts/
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/support/student_advisement_center/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/student/success/compass/
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/financial/employment.html
http://www.oswego.edu/cts/services/user_support/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/transfer_services/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/about/visit/directions/public_transportation/index.html
http://www.oswego.edu/academics/opportunities/tyler_art_gallery/
http://www.oswego.edu/student/services/veterans/

Study Skills
http://www.enotes.com/american-colleges/tips/studying-effectively
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/textread.asp
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/textmark.asp
http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html
http://www4.oakland.edu/?id=1719&sid=27

Test-taking Techniques
http://www.enotes.com/american-colleges/tips/taking-tests-skillfully
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/taking.asp

Things to Discuss with Your Family
http://www.wellesley.edu/FirstYear/Incoming/parents.html#progress

Time Management
http://www.enotes.com/american-colleges/tips/managing-your-time
http://www.lsus.edu/sdcc/selfhelp/org.asp

Tuition and fees
http://www.oswego.edu/admissions/costs/undergraduate
http://www.oswego.edu/administration/student_accounts/