Program Dates

Spring & Summer 2018 Program Requirements

Program Dates

Thrive offers students the opportunity to participate in programs and events prior to the start of college, giving them advance preparation for the journey ahead at KSU. This includes the following required events* held on the Kennesaw campus:

  • Pre-registration and Advising Workshops^ - See dates below
  • The First KSU Summer Orientation and Priority Registration for Fall 2018 Classes – Thursday, May 31, 2018 (7:30 am-1 pm)
  • Thrive Extended Orientation / Advance – Thursday, May 31, 2018 (1-6 pm)
  • Thrive UP! Conference (formerly known as the College Knowledge Conference) – Thursday, July 12, 2018 (9 am-5 pm)
*Students who are accepted into the program are required to attend these events. If you have questions, please contact us at 470.578.4437 before applying.

^Pre-registration Workshop Dates and Times:

  • Tuesday, April 24, 5-7 pm – STEAM Majors
  • Thursday, April 26, 5-7 pm – Business Majors
  • Saturday, April 28, 9-11 am – Nursing & Public Health Majors
  • Saturday, April 28, 11:30 am-1:30 pm – Arts, Education, Human Services, Sport Management, Humanities/Social Sciences Majors
  • Saturday, April 28, 2-4 pm – Undeclared Majors
NOTE: Thrive students are encouraged to attend the date/time of their planned major.
Thrive also includes high impact programs and practices, during the students’ first semester on campus.  Thrivers register for Thrive Learning Communities based on their possible major, which incorporate the First-Year Seminar and at least one other required General Education course. Students will also be required to meet with a Graduation Coach each semester of their first year in college.