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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 2021 program:

Wednesday, September 30
2:00-3:00 PM
Meeting ID: 975 0521 1833
Passcode: 593113
Friday, October 2
9:00-10:00 AM
Meeting ID: 975 0521 1833
Passcode: 593113

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

The fall 2021 proposal submission deadline is Monday, October 19th.

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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