Dr. Steve Transou Director, First Year Experience (ASU 1101)
Favorite Quote: "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be
great." Zig Ziglar
Welcome to the First Year Experience! The faculty and staff are excited that you have
chosen Albany State University for your educational experience. During your first
semester, you will be transitioning into a whole new world where you will have to
balance a schedule that includes your classes, assignments and homework outside of
class, campus activities, friends, and lifestyle choices. This can be challenging,
but the First Year Experience Program provides the information, resources, learning
experiences, and support need for you to successfully navigate your first year at
Albany State through a required course specifically designed to meet the needs of
new students and an early alert initiative that helps you monitor your success in
your classes and assists you in finding resources available to your to facilitate
academic and personal success.
Albany State University offers a great deal of resources to support first-year students.
Many of these resources are covered in the First Year Experience course, ASU 1101: