Documents and Research

The first-year experience initiative’s efforts are motivated by research and institutional data that illuminate the best practices to ensure academic success and personal growth among first-year students. You are invited to explore the following documents to gain further insight into why Oregon State University is seeking to improve the first-year student experience, and how this improvement will take place through specific programs and policies.

Students who are looking for relevant information about the first-year experience initiative are welcome to visit the FYE student website.

First-Year Experience Task Force

Housing and Residential Education

Institutional Research

Best Practices

University Council on Student Engagement and Experience

The 2013-14 University Council on Student Engagement and Experience was charged by Provost Sabah Randhawa to facilitate the implementation of the first-year experience initiative. You are invited to view the complete charge from the Provost as well as read the summary of notes from each UCSEE meeting.