First-Year Experience: The First-Year Experience program exists to help ease the transition to CBU for all incoming students. Through the FYE program, students build community and deepen relationships, sharpen life skills, and learn about resources needed to successfully navigate through CBU.
Welcome Weekend: The purpose of Welcome Weekend is to connect students to the university through opportunities to meet staff, faculty and other students as well as hear information that is foundational to helping new students succeed during their time at CBU. Please click here to learn more about Welcome Weekend.
Transfer Experience: The Transfer Team exists to serve and welcome new transfer students by providing resources and programs that will engage, equip and connect them to the CBU community. Follow the Transfer Team on Instagram @CBUtransfers to get involved!
Student Leadership: Each year, CBU selects approximately 285 student leaders to serve in the following areas: ASCBU, Community Life, FOCUS, International Center, Residence Life and Spiritual Life. Student leaders have the opportunity to receive training and development throughout their year of service as they serve their peers.
Graduate Assistant Program: Each year, CBU selects approximately 10-15 graduate students to serve in various Student Services departments. The graduate assistant role is designed to supplement one's graduate studies, preferably in the student's particular field of study. Graduate assistants are selected in the spring to start serving a 10-month term in July for the following academic year. Please click here to learn more about the graduate assistant program.
Assessment Initiatives: Each of the Student Services departments is responsible to provide programs and services that support the student learning that takes place in the classroom. Each of the departments has defined student learning outcomes that encompass the foundation for all programming and services offered out of the various departments. These outcomes are focused on spiritual development, relational development, leadership development, worldview development and understanding of diversity in students.