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Welcome to University Success 1001 (UNIV). UNIV is a one credit, letter graded, 8 week course that is designed to help you make the transition from high school to the University of New Orleans.



The staff of University Success 1001 (UNIV 1001) is happy to welcome you into the University of New Orleans community. College is fun and exciting – but that doesn't mean you won't experience some challenges along the way. UNIV 1001 is an 8 week, 1- credit, letter graded course that is designed to help you transition from high school to college. It is co-taught by a faculty/staff member and upper-class student (Peer Mentor) and is required for all first time, full time students.

Students in this course will:

1. Develop skills to manage time, well-being, and personal resources.
2. Develop learning strategies to manage the University of New Orleans academic environment.
3. Gather information on campus resources that support academic growth and development as UNO community members.
4. Integrate information concerning career exploration, community service, wellness, and involvement to become a successful, well-rounded student.