New Student Orientation
Orientation is provided for all new students during the week prior to the start of each semester. Orientation includes an introduction of Administrators, Deans, student leaders and advisors. Students are provided with a comprehensive information packet detailing academic programs, campus life and student support services. Students receive academic advisement prior to the enrollment process.
Freshman Year Experience
New freshmen are included in a year-round mentoring program involving academic advisement, interest inventories, referrals for tutoring, counseling, career planning, academic progress mentoring program involving academic advisement, interest inventories, referrals for tutoring, counseling, career planning, academic progress tracking and student satisfaction surveys. For more information contact the Student Life Office.
CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
Students are provided the opportunity to reduce the number of courses needed to complete a college degree by taking CLEP exams. There are 34 different exams offered. Exams are administered one-to-one, by appointment. For more information contact the Student Life Office.
National Student Exchange (NSE) Program
This exchange program provides options to diversify institutional programming at minimal cost to the 175 member colleges and universities throughout the United States and its territories. NSE offers options for students to study in other educational settings at minimal additional cost. Students participate in the exchange program in order to: broaden personal and educational perspectives; explore and appreciate new cultures; widen university boundaries; take courses not offered on the home campus; learn from different professors; access courses with different perspectives; explore boundaries; take courses not offered on the home campus; learn from different professors; access courses with different perspectives; explore new areas of study; experience personal growth; live in a different geographic area; investigate graduate or professional schools; look for future employment opportunities; become more independent and resourceful.
Refer to: http://www.nse.org/.
Organizations which seek to use the University’s name, resources, or facilities must be registered with the Student Life Office and the Student Government Association. All registered organizations must have a faculty advisor. Students are encouraged to belong to or form organizations to promote their common interests. For more information contact the Student Life Office.
See a list of registered student organizations in the University of Guam.
The Student Life Office recognizes the relationship between academic and psychosocial development and strives to foster an environment that would stimulate a positive interaction. The Student Life Office seeks to develop extracurricular programs and activities that enhance both social and learning environments of students to promote student development. The Student Life Office is sensitive to and advocates for the needs of students. The Student Life Office endeavors to function as an integral part of a feedback system which detects students’ satisfaction.