Program Components

  • A tight-knit community of 150 first- and second-year students who live together on two floors in Mosher-Jordan and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, pre-health, nursing or kinesiology.
  • Voluntary participation in weekly peer-facilitated study groups for most introductory math, science, and engineering courses that meet in Mosher-Jordan.
  • Access to a second-year Peer Mentor who lives in the community and serves as a supportive and knowledgeable role model and guide to a small group of first-year students.
  • Participation in UC107(fall) and UC108(winter), the one-credit membership course for all WISE RP first-year students.The course exposes students to different fields and careers in the sciences and engineering.
  • A variety of social, academic, and multicultural events and programs organized by the WISE RP Program Board, which is a group of eight second-year students who are tasked with the development and implementation of community events.

 

WISE RP First-Year Students are Expected to Fulfill the Following Requirements:

  • Enroll in UC107: Women in Science and Engineering Residence Program Seminar for both fall and winter terms.
  • Be an active member of the community by participating in WISE RP sponsored programs and events.
  • Keep Tuesday nights free to participate in community events.
  • Participate in community-wide welcome activities at the start of each semester.
  • Meet individually once a semester with the WISE RP Associate Director and your Resident Advisor.
  • Participation in WISE RP Study Groups is strongly encouraged.