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Success in Six

Within your first six weeks at Utica College, you're charting the course and laying the foundation of your academic and social career. And with care teams ready to assist at every step of the way, we'll help you make the most of your time here.

20 Things to Accomplish In Your First 6 Weeks to Become a Successful UC Student

  1. Attend New Student Orientation (August 10th- August 22nd) 
  2. Stay connected with your Orientation Mentor! Your OM’s from Orientation will be reaching out to you during week 3 of classes to see how you’re doing, ask what you might need help with,  and invite you to fun events they’re attending! (September 7th- September 11th) 
  3. Keep your Community Safe! Wear your UC Mask! Didn’t get one? Stop by the SLCE office and we’ll give you one! #YouKeepMeSafeIKeepYouSafe
  4. Participate in Spirit Friday! Wear your UC orange & blue every Friday and send a photo to lamoore@utica.edu to be featured on the SLCE social media account! 
  5. Participate in Walk a Mile for Unity(September 2nd) 
  6. Attend the Virtual Organization Fair (September 4th)
  7.  Get involved in one of the governing bodies (Student Government Association, Utica College Programming Board, Residence Hall Association)
  8. Check out the “Meet The Greeks” event to learn about the family of Greek organizations that give back to our community on September 9th.
  9. Set goals for the semester, make an appointment with your Success Coach to get set up for success.
  10. First Year students- take the College Student Inventory Assessment by September 18, 2020
  11. Make an appointment with a peer tutor online at utica.edu/tutoring
  12. Virtual Career Chat: Major and Career Exploration (September 17th from 2-3 pm)Sign up on Handshake.
  13. Don’t forget to register to vote and apply for an absentee ballot if needed; National Voter Registration Day is September 22.
  14. Virtual Career Chat: Resumes 101 (September 24th from 2-3 pm)Sign up on Handshake.
  15. Sign up for Leadership Weekend September 25-26 to meet new friends and start your leadership skill building journey!
  16. Follow @TraxTheMoose on Instagram 
  17. Download the CORQ app to keep up on fun, free events and get a chance to win prizes by deciphering clues and finding the MOOSE medallion.
  18. Learn about the first year honor society, Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD), and what it takes to become a member! Meet the current members via Zoom to hear all about this awesome organization! (September 30th @ 6pm)
  19. Starting October 1, 2020, complete your FAFSA for next year!
  20. Take selfies of you and your friends doing the things above to be featured on social media! Use the hashtag #SuccessInSixatUC!

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