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Campus Resources for First Generation College Students

Many different resources are available to you to facilitate your success Carson-Newman. Please check out and utilize the resources below to assist you throughout your time here:

Academic:

Questions about what classes to take? Want to stay on track for graduation? Visit with your  Academic Advisor or contact the Life Directions Center, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Baker Building.

Are you a student-athlete? Need some assistance with academic issues? Visit with our Academic Success Coach in the Life Directions Center, which is on the 3rd floor of Baker.

Would you like an academic mentor to help you with time management and procrastination? Would you like more information about our Study Groups (peer tutoring)? Visit the Life Directions Center, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Baker Building.

Questions about your student academic record? Need to drop or add a class? Requesting transcripts?Questions about transfer credits? Visit the Registrar’s Office, which is located in the Fite Administration Building.

Questions about academic research? Want to learn more about our library resources? Visit the Stephens-Burnett Memorial Library.

Career:

Interested in pursuing an internship? Want to develop and strengthen your resume? Questions about career exploration, the job search process, and more? Visit the Life Directions Center, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Baker Building.

Need assistance deciding on a major or possible career?  Visit the Life Directions Center, which is located on the 3rd floor of the Baker Building.

Personal:

Are you stressed out or coping with a loss?  Are you homesick or dealing with relationship issues?  Visit one of our friendly counselors in Counseling Services, which is located in the Kathleen Manley Wellness Center.

Do you have a learning or physical disability?  Learn about services and accomodations that can help you be successful.  Visit the Coordinator for Students with Disabilities, located in the Kathleen Manley Wellness Center.

Financial:

Questions about financial assistance (loans, scholarships, grants, etc?) Visit the Financial Assistance Office, which is located in Butler Welcome Center.

Looking for a job on campus? Visit the Financial Assistance Office, which is located in the Butler Welcome Center.

Questions about your student account and billing? Visit the Treasurer's Office, which is located in the Fite Administration Building.

Student Life:

Interested in studying abroad? Would you like to travel and receive academic credit for these experiences? Visit the Center for Global Education.

Interested in getting involved in a student club/organization? Interested in getting involved in civic engagement, service, diversity/social justice opportunities, and sustainability initiatives? Visit Student Activities, which is located on the bottom floor of the Maddox Student Activity Center.

Questions about living on campus?  Visit the Office of  Residence Life, which is located in the Maddox Student Activity Center.

Questions about IT or computer issues?  Visit with our Information Technology Help Desk, which is located in room 121 of the Dougherty Science Center.

Questions about Campus Ministries at C-N? Visit our Campus Ministries site.

Questions about Safety and Security issues?  Visit our Safety and Security site.

Questions about services offered for first year students? Visit the office of First Year Experience and Conference Services, located in Butler-Blanc gym.