What is Freshman Seminar?
Freshman Seminar is a course designed to assist Freshmen in their transition from high school to college. This course is an excellent way to get acquainted with the University of Mobile, UM faculty and staff, and UM peers. Freshman Seminar seeks to enhance the learning experience by providing opportunities for students to develop the skills, values, behaviors, and attitudes necessary for success at the University of Mobile. Through the semester topics discussed include study skills, time management, budgeting, health and wellness, Christian Worldview, professionalism, major selection and career exploration and confirmation. Students will hear from various university officials regarding UM procedures, learn to access MyUM and utilize campus resources.
In addition to the course instructor, each course section has been assigned an upperclassman, UM student serving as your Peer Leader. Your PL will help answer any questions you have along the way, aid in the transition and help inform you of campus events and UM opportunities. Freshman Seminar wants to help make the most of your first semester, laying the foundation for a successful college career.
Welcome to UM and welcome to Freshman Seminar. We hope you have a great time!