Unique Challenges for
Coming to college can be super exciting, but it can also be an overwhelming transition. Students bring a set of strengths to help them effectively navigate this transition but oftentimes they need some help along the way to refine these tools and build new ones to tackle challenges. Visit our sections below to learn more about some of the unique challenges that Freshmen, Transfer Students, and 1st Gen students face and check out the tips and strategies to help you to capitalize on your strengths and build new tools to master your transition.
Each student has an identity that is multifaceted. Students come together to form communities that celebrate their identities and garner strength and care from others who also share their experience. Students in these communities sometimes face challenges such as discrimination and harassment for simply being who they are. In these sections, we discuss these challenges and help identify the strengths of your communities to better manage any bumps in the road. Capitalizing on the collective strength and resilience of your communities may help you to build confidence and embrace being your authentic self.