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Freshmen

Welcome to the Carson-Newman Family!

Adjusting to university can be a real challenge, so we want you to know that you are not alone. So many people on campus care about you and your success. The staff at the Life Direction Center is available to help you in any way. Here are some of the services we provide:

Not sure what you want to do when you grow up?

We advise all undeclared students until they decide on a major. Along the way, we will work with you to decide what your calling in life really is. Click here for more resources

Struggling in a class?

We have study group leaders who will work with you to bridge the gap between the classroom and a real understanding of the material. Click here for more info

Overwhelmed with the whole college thing?
Our staff is available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss strategies for effective time management, study skills, organizational skills, and more. To schedule an appointment, call 865.471.3567, e-mail ahumphrey@cn.edu, or stop by our office on the 3rd floor of Baker. If you are struggling with homesickness or other personal issues, we can also refer you to one of our Counselors.

Below you will find some links that will be helpful to you along your C-N Journey: