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  • Honors | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    About UWRF Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF New Student and Family Programs Learning Communities Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH Students in the Honors community represent a variety of majors and all the residents are dedicated to being engaged intellectual students on campus The Honors community helps connect students with academic cultural and social resources while providing opportunities to interact with some of the best faculty and staff at UWRF First year students in this community will be co enrolled in two honors courses during fall semester Program Considerations The following majors are encouraged to participate in the Honors Learning Community First year and continuing students who are members of the Honors Program Once you ve been admitted indicate your preference on your University Housing Contract Returning students can select this community during residence hall room sign up The following General Education courses are required of participants in the Honors Learning Community Fall Semester

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/LearningCommunities/InfinityandBeyondLearningCommunity.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Taking Care of Business | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Transportation Services Resources Athletics Falcon Athletics Athletics Schedule Recruit Me Purchase Tickets Camps Clinics About UWRF Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF New Student and Family Programs Learning Communities Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH Taking Care of Business TCOB is a living and learning community for first year students who are pursuing majors in accounting business administration computer science and information science or economics The TCOB community creates purposeful links among the academic residential and social elements of the undergraduate experience During the year students will share some General Education courses and the College of Business Orientation course that applies to the major The following General Education courses are required of participants in the Taking Care of Business Learning Community Fall Semester 6 5 credits CBE 100 Orientation to the College of Business and Economics ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics COMS 116 Business and Professional Communication Spring Semester 3 credits ECON 201 Principles of

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/LearningCommunities/TakingCareOfBusinessLearningCommunity.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • TEACH | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF New Student and Family Programs Learning Communities Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH The TEACH Learning Community is a living and learning community for first year students who are pursuing majors in elementary or secondary education TEACH is designed to bring students faculty and staff together to explore the world of education Members of the TEACH Learning Community enjoy Connecting with students who have similar academic goals Taking two of the most high demand Teacher Education courses during their first year Engaging in classroom experiences at the elementary and middle school level Academic advising for the College of Education located in their residence hall Building a network of support among local educators In addition to a shared academic and residential experience TEACH members will have the opportunity to engage with students teachers and administrators in local school districts Program Considerations Because of specific program requirements the following majors are NOT encouraged to participate in the TEACH Learning Community Agricultural Education Health and Human Performance Education The following Teacher Education and General Education courses are required of participants

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/LearningCommunities/TEACHLearningCommunity.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Volunteer and Employment Opportunities | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF New Student and Family Programs New Student and Family Programs About Us New Student Registration New Student Move In Week of Welcome Academic Day Out to Lunch Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH Volunteer and Employment Opportunities Campus Resources Parent and Family Resources Winter of Welcome The Department of New Student and Family Programs has a dedicated team of faculty staff students and volunteers who are committed to student success To learn more about these opportunities click on the individual links below Student Managers Student managers assist in the planning and implementation of a variety of New Student Programs including New Student Registration Week of Welcome Academic Day and more Orientation and Transition Leaders OTLs OTL s for New Student Registration are a group of 16 exceptional student leaders dedicated to assisting future students their family members and supporters in their New Student Registration experience at UW River Falls OTL s for Week of Welcome WOW are a group of 45 exceptional student leaders dedicated to assisting new students in their Move In

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/VolunteerAndEmploymentOpportunities.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Campus Resources | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    and internships C H I L D Center The child care center is licensed by the state of Wisconsin serving children six weeks to 10 years of age Hours are 7 a m to 6 p m Monday through Friday year round Counseling Services Free and confidential services available to assist individuals in overcoming obstacles that may otherwise prevent them from attaining academic personal and professional goals Appointments can be made by phone or stopping by Counseling Services Global Connections Study Abroad International study opportunities such as Wisconsin in Scotland Semester Abroad St Martin s College Exchange Greek Seminar and more Financial Aid Complete your application for financial aid as well as provide you with general information about the programs available to you to finance your education New Student and Family Programs Programs and services that support new students transfer students and their families during their transition to campus International Student Services Programs services and information for international students and scholars Library Includes Area Research Center University Archives circulation government information Interlibrary Loan Universal Borrowing library instruction reference reserve Textbook Services Parking More information about student parking on campus Registrar s Office Check out the master class schedule the final exam schedule and the academic calendar Recreation and Sport Facilities Hunt Ice Arena Knowles Fieldhouse Karges Center Open recreation memberships intramural sports Kinni Outdoor Adventures sport clubs group fitness opportunities for students faculty staff and the surrounding communities Residence Life Detailed information about the residence halls and room design Sociocultural Programming Programs and services designed to support the growth empowerment and educational experiences to become educated on race ethnicity sexual identity gender identity expression social justice and power privilege and oppression Student Ability Services Arranges individualized support for students with difficult medical physical or brain related issues Student Affairs The

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/CampusResources.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Winter of Welcome | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Safety Security Parking Transportation Services Resources Athletics Falcon Athletics Athletics Schedule Recruit Me Purchase Tickets Camps Clinics About UWRF Fast Facts Employment Directory Maps Directions UWRF History UWRF Leadership FAQ Contact UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF New Student and Family Programs New Student and Family Programs About Us New Student Registration New Student Move In Week of Welcome Academic Day Out to Lunch Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH Volunteer and Employment Opportunities Campus Resources Parent and Family Resources Winter of Welcome Winter of Welcome During Winter of Welcome you ll explore campus resources and learn about life as a Falcon all while meeting some great new people All students both transfer and new are encouraged to attend Check out the program overview here Make sure to check out the New Student and Family Programs Twitter and Instagram pages Be sure to use UWRFWinterofWelcome when making any posts to get social with your new classmates Follow us on social media Twitter UWRF WOW Instagram UWRFWEEKOFWELCOME Contact

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/Winter-Of-Welcome.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Falcon Family Checklist | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Out to Lunch Learning Communities Why Join Connections Honors Taking Care of Business TEACH Volunteer and Employment Opportunities Campus Resources Parent and Family Resources Winter of Welcome Important items to consider when preparing for your student s transition to UWRF We have taken the time to discuss our student s expectations goals and concerns related to college We ve talked about how we can best help him or her We have made a commitment as a family to keep the lines of communication open We have talked with our student about the differences between high school or their previous institution and UWRF and have helped him or her identify strategies for success We have encouraged our student to get to know his or her professors and seek their help when needed We understand that some students may struggle to find their place on campus We have encouraged our student to take part in campus activities and join student organizations We have discussed the academic career and social support services available at UWRF with our student and when and how he or she might use them Understanding the importance of the academic advisor we have encouraged our student to meet with his or her advisor often to fine tune educational plans and identify problems early We have worked with our student to complete the necessary financial assistance forms We have identified the contributions we will make for our student s future education and which expenses our student will pay We have reviewed the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA with our student and have talked about what it means for our family We have asked our student about his or her academic major and have encouraged our student to talk with his or her advisor about any potential major changes

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/FalconFamilyChecklist.cfm (2016-02-16)
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  • Seasonal Student Issues | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    formats Taking the time to talk with a professor can help students better understand the material and gain self confidence UWRF offers a variety of free academic support services and tutoring through the Academic Success Center Additional support for stress management anxiety depression homesickness and relationships is available through Student Health and Counseling Services It s important that students take responsibility for their success this means seeking support and assistance early in the semester November Ready for a Break November is a busy month for students Classes tests campus events involvement and friends demand a lot of time Staying focused near the end of the semester can be challenging yet it is necessary for academic success Some students over extend themselves by signing up for a lot of extracurricular activities at the start of the semester Now is a good time to evaluate priorities and improve time management Other students may still be struggling to find their place on campus Those who want to get more involved should visit the Office of Student Life for more information Students will be registering for spring semester courses It is a student s responsibility to schedule appointments with their academic advisor Students are encouraged to ask questions and discuss their academic performance course selection career exploration and academic interests with their advisor when preparing for the upcoming term As the semester nears the end students might also be a little anxious about their dwindling bank accounts It s important to monitor and evaluate finances regularly to stay within budget especially with the upcoming holidays December Preparing for Finals The month of December will go by quickly Especially since most students are excited about the upcoming holidays and the end of the semester Final Exams cause a lot of stress for students particularly during their first semester finding a balance among studying resting eating healthy and recreation continues to be really important during this busy time of year With Winter Break approaching students will need to make plans for their time away from school For instance students will need to decide when and how they are traveling home how long they ll stay and if they are bringing any friends If they are remaining on campus during Break they will need to sign up to stay with the Department of Residence Life Spending an extended period of time at home after being away at college can be stressful on everyone Planning a family activity or dinner is a great way for everyone to get reacquainted and to talk about expectations for the Break Families are often eager to spend time with their student which can be a bit overwhelming for the student if they are also trying to maximize their time with old friends family work and rest Talking about expectations can eliminate some of the confusion or stress January Starting Over January brings a new semester filled with all kinds of opportunities During the first semester students learn a great deal about time

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/NewStudentAndFamilyPrograms/SeasonalStudentIssues.cfm (2016-02-16)
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