The Exploratory Experience

  • Customized advising to begin planning personal, academic, and career goals.
  • Support identifying courses, programs, and co-curricular opportunities at the university and in the surrounding community.
  • Access to campus resources to learn the skills needed for academic success.
  • Participation in Foundations for Learning courses, which support the academic and personal success of students in the first year of college.
  • Career Services Center advising to explore connections between academic majors and career aspirations.
  • Participation in the UNCG Explorers living-learning community, designed to help first-year exploratory students make decisions about an academic major based on career aspirations, passions, and skills.
  • A strategy to select courses that allow for exploration of academic areas of interest while also fulfilling university requirements.
  • Discovery of personal values, interests, and abilities; identification and exploration of majors and careers that resonate with them; self-knowledge to select a program of study that reflects goals.