We hope you will consider the First-Year Experience in the School of Undergraduate Studies as your other home department on campus. We are happy to answer any questions, brainstorm new ideas, and support you, your TAs, and your students in their Signature Course experience.
Patty Moran Micks, M.Ed.
Assistant Dean & Director, First-Year Experience Office
Main contact for faculty regarding course development, assessment, and student concerns
Lori Holleran Steiker, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies
Chair, Signature Course Advisory Committee
Program Coordinator for Signature Courses, First-Year Experience Office
Main contact for Signature Course scheduling questions and TA information
Jeffrey Mayo, Ph.D.
Assistant Director, First-Year Experience Office
Main contact for SHIFT in Signature Courses and Transfer-only Signature Courses
Questions about core or Signature Course petitions?
Scheduling a Signature Course Seminar Room
Signature Course Seminar Rooms are located in the Life Sciences Library (MAI 220A-220F) and are for use by Signature Course faculty and staff during normal business hours and on an as-needed basis. Others wishing to use the seminar rooms outside of normal operating hours (7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday) are welcome to do so on a first-come, first-served basis.