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First Year

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118 Gilchrist Hall 

University of Northern Iowa

Phone: (319) 273-2467

Fax: (319) 273-5832


First-Year Cornerstone


This unique year-long course allows you to take a course for a full academic year with the same professor, satisfying two Liberal Arts Core requirements.

The course integrates topics of writing, speaking, civility, and student success within a vibrant classroom community.

You will also have access to a peer teaching assistant who will be there for all course sessions, providing mentoring and answering any questions you have about your college experience.