COVID-19 NOTICE: The physical offices of the Department of First-Year and Transition Studies are currently closed. If you need to reach the department, please call 470-578-2471 or email The department’s voicemail and email accounts will be monitored by employees offsite. Email and voicemail messages will be responded to as quickly as possible.

The Department of First-Year and Transition Studies is an interdisciplinary department dedicated to fostering the success of first-year college students and other students in transition. A nationally recognized leader in the emerging discipline of First-Year Studies, the department offers high-impact curricular initiatives such as first-year seminars and learning communities as well as co-curricular initiatives -- all of which are designed to contribute to the success of students entering and progressing through the university.


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    Phone: (470) 578-2471

    Kennesaw State University
    First-Year and Transition Studies
    430 Bartow Ave NW, MB #2402
    Kennesaw, GA 30144