To assist every first time, full time student towards a successful transition from high school to college level academics and to promote academic success
To help first-year students understand the importance of modeling good behavior and respecting themselves and their community.
To provide opportunities for new students to develop multicultural awareness and cultural competence.
To provide students with information about campus resources and opportunities available on campus while establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships within the university community and a connectedness to campus life.
To enable students to develop effective personal leadership development skills that will enhance their ability to become leaders who will contribute to the greater community.
To encourage students to be socially responsible and by enlisting in civic engagement and service learning projects on campus and in the local community.