First-Year Students

For many first-year students, this is the first time he/she haves moved away from their home environment. As students are processing this major life change, they are simultaneously trying to identify if Rollins College is a good match for them.

Milestones for First-Year Students

To support first-year students in assimilating to Rollins successfully, we have created milestones that will set first-year students up for success. We value that each student has a diverse set of goals and experiences, so we fully expect that faculty advisors will adapt this guide to milestones and questions that meet the individual needs of their advisee.

Fall Semester

  • Attend Orientation
  • Engage with RCC team Learn More
  • Attend Find Your Anchor events Learn More
  • Attend classes prepared
  • Create your profile in Foliotek Learn More
  • Complete FOCUS 2 Learn More
  • Participate in RCOMPASS Fair on October 2017
  • Select Foundations neighborhood (rFLA)Learn More
  • Maintain good conduct standing with the College
  • Register for spring courses
  • Achieve a 2.0+ cum GPA in all fall semester courses
  • Educate yourself on career success Learn More

Curriculum Recommendations

  • RCC
  • Foundations competencies
  • exploratory and/or major courses

Spring Semester

  • Engage with RCC advisor and begin the transition to major advisor
  • Apply for financial aid next year Complete FAFSA (if applicable)
  • Continue connecting with the college through find your anchor events Learn More
  • Attend classes prepared
  • Add to your profile in Foliotek Learn More
  • Maintain good conduct standing with the College
  • Register for courses in the fall
  • Identify major(s) and explore curriculum Learn more
  • Educate yourself on career success Learn more
  • Achieve a 2.0+ cum GPA in all spring semester courses
  • Complete 30+ credits with a 2.0

Curriculum Recommendations

  • 100-level neighborhood course from any division
  • Foundations competencies
  • exploratory and/or major courses