first-year_programs

First-Year Programs

Georgia State offers a variety of programs to inspire, motivate and welcome our first-year students. The Freshman Learning Communities (FLCs) program has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report among the “outstanding examples of academic programs that are believed to lead to student success.” The First-Year Book Program is now in its third year and encourages students to hone their critical thinking skills and study habits before their first day of class.

Learn about these and other first-year programs by exploring the links below.

Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching Experience (ACE) is a voluntary program designed to offer academic support services to students on academic warning with less than 42 credit hours.

iCARE

iCARE at Georgia State University seeks to provide support to students who have demonstrated characteristics that hinder academic performance and scholastic success within the first six weeks of the semester.

Panther Excellence

The Panther Excellence Program is your opportunity to get on campus early and start using the resources, meeting the people, taking the initiative and developing… more »

Freshman Learning Communities

Want to make friends? Want to take courses that interest you? Want to succeed in college? Then look into Freshman Learning Communities (FLC), an innovative and successful approach to your first semester at Georgia State University.

First-Year Book

The First-Year Book Program at Georgia State University aims to provide all incoming freshmen with a common intellectual experience to stimulate discussion, to promote critical thinking, and to develop a sense of community among first-year students, faculty, and staff.

Success Academy

The Success Academy is your opportunity to get on campus early and start using the resources, meeting the people, taking the initiative and developing the skills to make the most of your college education.