Student Orientation 2020
The Hidden Curriculum
The Hidden Curriculum began with your Registration Guides in June. Now, the series continues with Student Orientation 2020, and it will continue to guide you through your first year as a college students with step-by-step support, SoE Hub Pro Tips, and more! All 10 episodes are designed to help you with a certain element of your transition to college and are something you can use with the support of your SoE Hub Advisor to keep organized with your academic responsibilities.
You must complete all 10 episodes by the end of the Spring 2020 semester.
The Hidden Curriculum is your "pocket guide" from The SoE Hub to understanding your academic requirements and resources as a student Rensselaer. While you have The SoE Hub in your corner (absolutely), it is up to you to know your academic requirements from registration, to your curriculum. Throughout your first-year, you will be ask to complete The Hidden Curriculum series to ensure that you have the resources that you need to be successful!
The good news is that we break it down for you! Scattered deadlines starting in June 2020 and ending in April 2021 that will ensure you are looking at the exact right information at the exact right time.
What does The Hidden Curriculum cover?
- Major-Specific Registration Guides
- The Hidden Curriculum and Student Orientation (you are here!)
- Your SoE Advising Team
- What You Need to Succeed
- Registration at Rensselaer
- Academic Resources
- Campus and Student Life Resources
- What's Your Plan? SAM and your 4-Year Plan
- Time for you Transition
While you can access the links to all the guides now, you many not be able to access the content yet. Your SoE Hub Advisor will email you each set of modules and deadline as we make them live through the academic year. Always keep in mind that the deadlines are appropriately scheduled to each episode to ensure that you have the information you need at the exact right time for it to be applicable to a successful fall semester and first year at Rensselaer. Our goal is not to overwhelm you with too much information all at one time, it's to build confidence in you for tackling your academic responsibilities.
The Hidden Curriculum is designed to support you!
Based on the frequent questions, suggestions, and needs of previous students, The Hidden Curriculum is meant for the first-year Rensselaer student. Please, be certain that that you prioritize each of the 10 episodes. They are quick and full of #soehubprotips (and don't worry, they are quick)!
And, remember, you may always reach out to your SoE Hub Advisor with questions.
We are here to help!