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First Year Experience
Congratulations on getting accepted to Missouri S&T! We hope you enjoyed PRO and Opening Week here on campus. They are created to enhance your success as a student and begin your Rolla experience on the right path to personal and academic success though interactions between new students, faculty, staff, and student leaders. Your success at Missouri S&T is our top priority. Discover how you can get the most out of your first year here as a Miner by following our advice below.
- Familarize yourself with all the majors we offer on campus.
- Check out all the scholarship opportunities Missouri S&T offers. Also be sure to talk to your department about available department scholarships.
- Sign up for a LEAD session.
- Visit the Math Learning Center for assistance for math courses up through Math 22.
- Read about time management, and develop a weekly time management plan.
- Visit the Writing Center for free individualized help with any written work, from English 20 essays to senior design projects. They can even help with personal or creative writing projects.
- Understand your advisor's role and read other great student resources.
- Work with your academic advisor on your second semester schedule and to discuss your major/degree plan.
- Visit the Student Success Center to learn better learning and study strategies.
- Look for student organizations you want to join, and start thinking about the leadership positions that would be a good fit for you.
- Browse OrgSync to get more information on the different organizations.
- Make an appointment with a Peer Involvement Advisor in Student Life to get individual advising on involvement.
- Meet with a Career Opportunites & Employer Relations (COER) Advisor and attend COER workshops.
- Register with COER on the third floor of Norwood. This must be done every semester.
- Familiarize yourself with Miner Jobs, an online tool that will help you get connected to summer internships.
- Participate in the Mentor a Miner program to ask alumni, employers, and faculty advice about determing a major, finding interships/co-ops, and career goals.
- Create your first resume. Look for an example resume in your COER Student Guide or contact the COER for expert help.
- Attend the career fair and learn about the companies.
- Attend employer information sessions to help identify the companies you would like to work for.
- Read COER's tips and utlized their templates and worksheets.
- Participate in the COER's Etiquette Dinner to learn sensible strategies on dining and business etiquette
- Purchase business attire if you don't already own some.
Service Learning\Civil Engagement
- Take the Miner Challenge and go on an alternative spring break.