Freshmen First Year Exp - GRIF

GRIF 101 Griffin First Year Experience 0 Credits

A first year program at Canisius designed to make the transition to college successful and prepare all first-year students to take full advantage of the many exciting opportunities available throughout their college experience. Each entering freshman is assigned to an interest-based experience where a faculty/staff member is the facilitator of the class and serves as the first-year academic advisor. This non-credit course runs each week for the first semester and allows students with the same interest to engage in a common theme. In addition, the facilitator/advisor will explain the core curriculum; introduce academic resources; address student performance; and discuss transitional topics throughout the weekly sessions.

GRIF 201 Griffin Transfer Experience 0 Credits

A program specifically designed for first semester transfer students to make the transition to a new environment successful and prepare students to take full advantage of the many new opportunities and resources available to them throughout their college experience. This non-credit course runs bi-weekly for the student's first semester. The facilitators will explain core curriculum, introduce academic resources, address student performance, and discuss transitional topics throughout the sessions.