First-year students at Saint Louis University are encouraged to enroll in University 101 (UNIV 1010) during their first semester on campus.
These small, interactive classes engage you in the process of reflection about how you see yourself and the person you hope to become at SLU. University 101 is a one-credit course that meets once a week, emphasizes in-class participation and provides an ongoing introduction to campus resources.
Topics covered in University 101 include:
Typically, University 101 fills an elective credit but some programs may require it.
While you will typically only have 19 students in your section of U101, nearly 900 students each fall will enroll in the course.
One section of University 101 (UNIV 2010) is offered for transfer students who are considering pre-health professions. UNIV 2010 is supported by a professional staff member from pre-health studies to ensure you stay on-track for your professional goals.
The following learning communities at SLU have sections devoted to their specific community:
In addition to sections for learning communities, themed U101 sections are provided for students with specific interests or in specific programs. These include:
If you are interested in becoming a U101 peer instructor, visit the FYE Leadership Position page.
The Student Success Center is seeking faculty and staff members to serve as primary instructors for the University 101 course. For the fall of 2017, 47 sections of the one-credit hour seminar will be offered, which provides a capacity to reach nearly 1,200 incoming freshmen.
The minimum requirements of this position are that you are a full-time, exempt employee with a master's degree or higher.
The expectations of instructing this one-credit, extended orientation course include:
Please submit application materials either electronically or in hard-copy to Busch Student Center, Suite 356, by Friday, March 20, 2017.
If you have questions or would like to schedule time to discuss the position, please email Kelly Herbolich, program director of academic support in the Student Success Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org.