Events

ADVISING FIRST CENTER FOR EXPLORATORY STUDENTS

LAUNCH

This event provides a complete picture of the freshman Exploratory experience. Students are made aware of the program requirements, expectations for engagement, and receive major selection materials. Exploratory students connect with their assigned academic advisor and also schedule their first Nole Call academic advising meeting.

Select a day and time and attend one

Summer admits:
Thursday, July 6th in 208/218 SSB (1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, 3 pm, or 3:45 pm)

Fall admits:
Tuesday, August 29th in 203 SSB (1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, 3 pm, or 3:45 pm)
Friday, September 1st in 208/218 SSB (1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, 3 pm, OR 3:45 pm)

Pizza and a Major (Fall 2016 dates — open to all students)

This signature workshop series offers innovative and interactive programming to engage students in their exploration. Each week targets one of the three phases of discovery (self, major and career). Students fully participate in this fun learning opportunity, which always concludes with free pizza. Past activities have included Major Jeopardy, Career Scavenger Hunt, Pack Your Values, Speed Communicating, and Vision Boarding.

Tuesday, October 11: Self-Exploration

Tuesday, October 18: Major Exploration

Tuesday, October 25: Career Exploration

All sessions will be held in 2201/2202 Dunlap from 7PM – 8:30PM

ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT EXPO (SPRING 2018 DATE TBA – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

"I have a major, now what" is a question many students ask throughout their undergraduate experience. At the Academic Engagement Expo students not only have an opportunity to speak with a variety of different advisors about major options, but they will also be able to learn about experiential activities (minors, certificates, internships, etc.) to strengthen their marketability post-graduation.

CAREER PANELS (SPRING 2018 DATES TBA – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS)

The series of career panels serve as a forum for students to learn about career opportunities in their chosen fields. These sessions will include a panel of faculty, students, and professionals from the community who will share general information, advice, and personal success stories about careers and opportunities in their chosen discipline. Panels include: creative arts, communication and information, social science and humanities, STEM, educating and helping, and business related.

MAJOR DECLARATION CELEBRATION (SPRING 2018 DATE TBA)

This event celebrates exploratory majors who have declared a major at some point during the current academic year.

ADVISING FIRST CENTER FOR COLLEGE LIFE COACHING

Kickoff (beginning of summer, fall and spring)

This is the formal introduction to coaching at Florida State University. Students will participate in activities/games to get to know their coach and other new Seminoles, and learn more about Florida State, Tallahassee, and themselves. Before the conclusion of the event, students will sign up for their first individual meeting.

SociaNole (beginning of summer and fall)

This is a great opportunity for new students to interact with other students in the coaching program. The Coaching Center will provide snacks and drinks while facilitating ice breakers, activities, and games that encourage students to make connections with other first year students. This programming provides a no stress, no pressure environment where students can enjoy fun and food while networking with those who are adjusting to campus life as well.

Team Coaching (on going)

Team coaching is the utilization of coaching in a group setting. Two College Life Coaches encourage discussion amongst a group of up to 15 students. The team setting allows students to share experiences, resources, and knowledge common to the freshman year experience. Benefits to team coaching include sharing experiences among peers, sharing insights into the FSU community (academic, social, and other), and provides a forum for socialization among students. The coach facilitators assure conversation continually addresses topics commonly discussed in individual coaching meetings.

Student Success Conference: Living Unconquered (spring — open to all students)

The Student Success Conference is the Center's main event and is held in the spring semester. This one night symposium provides students with the opportunity to acquaint themselves with a real conference experience. Included is a welcome/keynote speaker; concurrent workshops based around themes such as mind, body, and spirit; information tables and representatives from campus partners; and excellent prizes and food. It is completely free to all Florida State students and is an incredible opportunity to network, learn, and grow.

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