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Undergraduate Studies 10 (USTU010)

Undergraduate Studies 010 (USTU010) is a course designed to teach the qualities and fundamentals of becoming a successful university student. Aimed at first-year and transfer students, USTU010 takes pride in having the student as the center focus of the course. It stresses the importance in handling personal responsibility and helps students acknowledge that they are responsible for the choices that they make in college.

The Calvin E. Bright Success Center supports the Undergraduate Studies 010 course by providing resources and staff required to maintain the course. The course is instructed by professional staff from the Bright Success Center, the vice chancellor and associate vice chancellor of Student Affairs, and colleagues from other campus departments such as the Center for Career and Professional Advancement.

In addition, the Bright Success Center offers peer advising to those who take USTU010. The Peer Instructors of the course are undergraduate students who have peer educator experience and they facilitate class activities with the students that complement the instructor’s lessons. These students offer a student voice and perspective to the class and serve as role models to motivate the students.