Student Success Courses

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If you are a first-year student who had a challenging fall quarter, HASS 001 can help.

HASS 001 (the First-Year Student Success Course) is offered every winter quarter. If you struggled adjusting to college during your first quarter at UCR, you’re not alone and HASS 001 can help! It’s a two-unit course that addresses the social and psychological adjustments to college life and helps you discover campus support services. During the course, you develop a plan that will help you stay healthy academically and socially.

Students who take HASS 001 are four times more likely to graduate compared to students who don’t (Palbusa, 2014).

Learn more about HASS 001 in the course catalog.

 

If you are a new transfer student nervous about your transition, HASS 001 can help.

HASS 001 (the Transfer Student Success Course) is offered fall quarter, so you can take it right away. It’s a two-unit course taught by the director of CHASS F1RST and four peer educators who are transfer students with first-hand experience of what it’s like to transfer to UCR.

You will:

  • Strengthen your critical thinking, study, writing, and communication skills
  • Benefit from focused and personalized advising
  • Have an automatic infrastructure of peer support
  • Establish meaningful relationships with faculty and staff
  • Understand UCR as a whole
  • Design an academic plan to avoid “transfer shock” and succeed

Students who take HASS 001 are four times more likely to graduate compared to students who don’t (Palbusa, 2014).

Learn more about HASS 001 in the course catalog.