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Proposal Process & Guidelines

The First-Year Seminar review committee welcomes proposals from all disciplines and KU schools.

The Office of First-Year Experience will host the following information sessions for faculty interested in proposing a First-Year Seminar for the fall 2020 program:

Monday, September 23rd
3:00-4:00 PM
Pine Room, Kansas Union
Thursday, September 26th
Noon-1 PM
Governors Room, Kansas Union

Interested faculty are also welcome to contact Howard Graham at with questions or to discuss seminar topic ideas.

The fall 2020 proposal submission deadline is Thursday, October 24th.

Proposals should be submitted using the online form accessible here or through the blue textbox at the upper right of this page.  By submitting a proposal, the faculty member verifies that they have reviewed the information available on the “About the Program” and “Characteristics of a First-Year Seminar” pages.

After submitting your proposal, we ask that your department chair submit the chair endorsement form.

We appreciate your interest in the program.



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