GS 100 Topics

Phase 1 – Adjustment to College
  • Getting Comfortable at DSU
    • Differences between HS and college
    • Transition to college
    • Money management
    • Madison community
    • Goal-setting
  • Learning about DSU Essentials
    • Campus buildings
    • Tablet PC policy
    • Desire2Learn
    • WebMail
    • Student Services
    • Student Development
    • AOD (Alcohol and Other Drugs)
    • Financial Aid & Scholarships
    • Tutoring Services
    • Online tutoring
    • Early Alert system
  • Becoming Involved in Campus Life
    • Clubs and organizations
    • Intramural sports
    • Student leadership
Phase 2 – Academic Information
  • Understanding the Role of Advising
    • Student Advising Handbook
    • Advising Procedures
    • Impact of dropping or withdrawing from a course
    • Academic holds
  • Understanding DSU's Curriculum
    • DSU's Undergraduate Catalog
    • Pre-General Education courses
    • General Education & Institutional Requirements
    • Major Area of Study
    • Assessment and Testing
    • Calculating GPA
  • Learning to Use WebAdvisor
  • Increasing Potential in the Classroom
    • Attendance and participation
    • Time management
    • Note taking and other study skills
    • Course syllabi & class attendance
    • Faculty office hours
  • Making a Good Impression
    • Campus Courtesy

Last Updated: 6/7/12