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Belonging means believing in college

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The three University of Washington campuses implemented a “social belonging” program with student orientation. Researchers have found that students who feel they belong on campus are more connected, more productive and more likely to graduate.

 

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Mentoring offered to new students

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When new first-year and transfer students register for their orientation this summer, they’ll be asked whether they’d welcome mentoring by a faculty or staff member or a student peer in these groups: LGBTQ, veterans, first-generation, interfaith, international, students with children, and students with disabilities.

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