New First-Year Students

Strategies for Success Group of Mentors 2018

We are so excited that you are preparing for your first year of college at UW-Madison and we are here to support you through the transition to the university setting and experience!

CeO houses two federal TRIO programs (Student Support Services and Student Support Services-STEM) and one state program (Academic Support and Achievement Program) for students who are first-generation, meet federal income guidelines, and/or have a documented disability. Our mission is to increase access, retention, and graduation rates for students through holistic and high-touch advising and creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for you! That environment is fostered through the following programming we have developed for new first-year students like yourself: