First Year Experience


North Carolina Wesleyan College believes in the potential of each student to be successful at Wesleyan and the days ahead. The First Year Experience program strives to inspire NEW students to maximize their potential by providing support and resources that assist them in their transition to college and the Wesleyan community.

The First Year Experience program consists of a one credit hour course for first-year students and unique programming throughout the year to bolster student success and engagement.

COL 195 First Year Seminar

COL 195 First Year Seminar is a one credit seminar that assists first-year students in the transition to college, and helps to further orient first-year students to the North Carolina Wesleyan College Community.
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First Year Mentors

First Year Mentors are a team of dedicated and constructive student leaders that are passionate about NC Wesleyan College and believe in every student’s success.

First Year Programming: WesWay

The First Year Experience program provides a series of informative sessions throughout the year called WesWay.
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First Year Advising

Meet your First Year Advisor! First Year Advisors will accompany you through your first year journey!

Where to Find Us?

First Year Experience staff is located in Pearsall Building, Room 192. Our staff is available Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00.