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Freshman Transition Issues


As a freshman students, leaving high school and coming to college is a major transition, filled with many experiences and emotions. You might feel excited, confused or even distressed as you adjust to the first year on campus and being on your own for the first time.

As a college student, you might experience the following stressors that students sometimes face --problems that can lead to mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety:

 The following resources are tools to help you if you experience any of the above challenges or other personal problems as a freshman, including mental health concerns.





Counseling Center

Provides free and confidential personal and academic counseling to all UWG students and facilitates life skills and mental health related programs for classes, resident halls and student groups.


Course offered to first-year students to ease the transition into college life and inform students of resources available at UWG.




Freshman Year Transition Tips