First Year Experience Conference at IMU on Apr. 2

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Join us for the fourth biennial Indiana University Bloomington First Year Experience Conference. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about various institutional programs and resources which enhance the first-year experience of our students and positively impact student retention. You’ll also have professional development and networking opportunities with colleagues from numerous units throughout campus.

Registration is now open. Please click here to register.

First Year Experience Conference
When: Wednesday, April 2, 2014 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)
Where: Indiana Memorial Union

This year’s theme, “The Optimal First-Year Experience” will be highlighted by our keynote speaker and in various interest sessions. We are now accepting proposals for interest session topics from faculty and staff members. Please click here to submit a proposal. Proposals will be accepted through Friday, March 14.

Interest sessions should be tailored to a one-hour timeslot (including any Q&A) and an audience of 20-40 attendees. The format and topic is up to you! We encourage sessions that incorporate panel discussions, interactive workshops, or presentations from students, staff, and faculty members.

Conference registration fee (which can be covered by department accounts) is $25 per person.

If you have any questions, please contact Emily Arth or Libbi Williams at the Office of First Year Experience Programs by email at