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Freshman Studies Program


About Freshman Studies
Seton Hall's award-winning Freshman Studies program is a multifaceted program designed to offer comprehensive academic advisement and guidance to help freshmen meet their personal, academic and professional goals. more »

Freshman Studies at Seton Hall 

The Transfer Student Center
An award winning program since 1987, Freshman Studies has helped thousands of students transition form high school to a successful college career. more »

Tutoring Resources

  • Academic Resource Center: Arts & Sciences Hall, Room 202, (973) 761-9108 or
  • Tutors in Residence: (973) 761-9172 or

Mentoring and Advising

The Mentor is a professional adviser who serves as a professor in the University Life course, as a resource for many questions about the curriculum, and as a counselor to help freshmen plan their course of study. more »

Peer Advisers
Incoming Seton Hall freshmen are assigned peer advisers, Seton Hall upperclassmen, to make the transition to college life as smooth and enjoyable as possible. more »

Summer Reading

All incoming freshmen are asked to read a selected book over the summer, before beginning their first year.  The 2017 selection is Hidden Figures By: Margot Lee Shetterly. The Summer Reading Program, which includes a summer essay contest, Fall semester programming, and course discussions, helps to foster the common learning experience at Seton Hall. more »

Francesca Laracca

Celebrating Our Students 

Recognizing students who are ambassadors of the Seton Hall mission, engaged in campus activities and contribute to the quality of student life. more »

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