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Student Transitions

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We hope to empower students to thrive in transition, as they become co-creators of their college experience as members of an inclusive community. We are proud to serve students.

Student Transitions: Institutional Alignment

Student Transitions initiatives are directly aligned with Western Carolina University's strategic plan, Campus theme and High-Impact Practices.

WCU's strategic plan "Honoring Our Promise"

WCU Campus Theme

High-Impact Practices

Chancellor's List Celebration

The Chancellor's List is an honor and designation that recognizes the exemplary accomplishment of Undergraduate students who have earned a 3.8 GPA during the previous semester at WCU. 

Learn more about the Chancellor's List Celebration

Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The Tau Sigma National Honor Society recognizes the academic accomplishments of new transfer students who earned a 3.5 or greater GPA during their first semester at WCU.

Learn more about the Tau Sigma Honors Society

Get Involved!

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We collaborate to provide opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to engage experiences and conversations that will foster critical reflection and thoughtful actions. Learn more about how to enrich your education and add power to your vision. How to Get Involved

Resources for Faculty

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Student Transitions is proud to support the work of the faculty and instructors who inspire student success every day. We are honored to have many wise voices contribute to our mission and vision to help students thrive in transition! View Resources

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