What are First-year Interest Groups?

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Program Goals

As part of the first-year experience of entering students, the First-year Interest Groups Program at WWU intends to:

  • Give first-year students a small group experience to help them integrate into university life.
  • Give first-year students the opportunity for more interaction with instructors.
  • Communicate high academic expectations to students.
  • Help students recognize and take advantage of the roles that various campus resources play in their academic lives