EARLY SUCCESS PROGRAM (ESP)

Student Life
Center for Student Success
Early Success Program (ESP)
ESP Program Leaders
ESP Highlights

 For More Information, Contact:


Brenda Simmonds
Counselor

simmonds@rmu.edu
412-397-5241 phone
412-397-6316 fax
Nicholson Center 2nd
Moon Campus

FACULTY/STAFF > DEPARTMENTS & OFFICES > STUDENT LIFE > CENTER FOR STUDENT SUCCESS > EARLY SUCCESS PROGRAM (ESP)
Early Success Program (ESP)

Orientation Week 2014

August 15-21

Early Success Program students arrive to campus one week prior to the start of freshmen orientation. 
During this week, ESP students participate in:

Variety of skill-based workshops
Downtown Pittsburgh cultural tours
Community service activity
Team-building
Social activities

 
ESP students will also have the opportunity to
interact with
 personnel from the following
University offices:

 ×  Academic Services  ×  IT Department
 ×  Career Center  ×  Public Safety
 ×  Center for Student Success  ×  Residence Life
 × Financial Aid  × Student Life
 ×  Global Engagement  ×  University Library

Requirements During The First Year

1. ESP students check in with their counselor in the Center for Student Success regularly.

2. Students attend workshops and study groups on the  following skills:  Grammar Usage, Math Testing, Documentation, Writing, Presentations, and Organization.

3. Students participate in tutoring as recommended by their counselor.

 
 

 The skills-based workshops will include the following topics:

 × Grammar Skills  × Critical Thinking
 × Math Strategies  × Living Independently
 × College Writing and
    Email
 × Understanding the Cost
   of College
 × Learning Strategies  × Choosing a Major
 × Decision-making skills
× Time Management
 × Using RMU’s Tutoring 
   and Counseling Services

 


 Priority Registration*

Students who complete these requirements receive priority registration for Spring 2015 and Fall 2016


* Students at RMU register in order of credit accumulation.  Ordinarily,  first-year students are the last to register for courses. Priority Registration   status is given to students who complete the ESP Requirements.

 Past Program Highlights  Meet the 2014 ESP Leaders