Connect4Success workshops help you stay informed, engaged, and closer to being transfer ready while you complete your AA degree. Workshops are offered throughout the academic year and facilitated by FIU Bridge Advisors.
0-30 Credits: Meet & Greet and C4S Benefits
Students have an opportunity to socialize with staff and peers via icebreakers and team building activities. FIU Bridge Advisors go over Connect4Success benefits, including pre-transfer advising to stay on track with academic goals, while FIU transfer students share tips on how to be a successful college student from day one! College advisors share information about campus resources and opportunities for involvement in clubs, organizations, student government, and more.
Key Takeaways: Connect with staff and peers while learning more about advising services and resources from your college and FIU, including academic advising and ways to get involved.
30-45 Credits: Major-Specific Advising
These workshops are offered based on some of the most popular transfer majors or those requested by students. An FIU Bridge Advisor and major/program advisor share information about the major, including prerequisites, tracks/concentrations, internships, and scholarships. College advisors present on General Education requirements, how to incorporate prerequisites into the AA degree, and baccalaureate programs offered at the college.
Key Takeaways: Learn more about the exciting opportunities in the major after transfer, readying for upper division coursework, and staying on track to completing prerequisites.
30-60 Credits: Transitioning to FIU
Students are guided through the reactivation of their FIU admissions application, as well as key steps to make the final transition to FIU as smooth as possible. For example, when to complete the FAFSA (financial aid) and how to add FIU on the application, priority deadlines for admissions and scholarships, and attending orientation. This workshop is typically held in a computer lab so students can update their FIU application on the spot. A college advisor also shares important information about requesting a final transcript with the AA posted and attending commencement.
Key Takeaways: Get hands-on support as you take the final steps in your transition to FIU, including transferring financial aid, sending your final transcript, and meeting transition/admissions deadlines.
All workshops give students an opportunity to meet peers and staff, learn valuable transfer tips, and get their questions answered!