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Chat Ní Chew
Chat Ní Chew is a forum whereby students can chat informally with Wiley College officials about issues of concern while enjoying snacks provided by Residence Life. Typically, these forums are conducted in the residence centers eight times per semester. The students write questions to ask the participants and receive answers to their questions during this informal gathering.
Major Tuesday is a student support initiative that affords students the opportunity to receive a degree audit by an advisor from the academic area while in the comfort of the residence center. Advisors actually come to the lounge area in the residence center and work with students to assess their academic progress. This is a collaborative effort between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.
First Year Residents Succeeding Together (FYRST), a program designed for the freshman residents in Johnson-Moon & Jackson Halls. It is a unique freshmen-only program designed to assist students in achieving academic success. A feature of the FYRST program is FYRST STEPS (Students Transitioning, Exploring, and Planning for Success) STEPS provides supplemental programming each semester to give residents opportunities outside of the academic venue.
WOW (Wiley Online Writing) Centers are designed to provide a place for students to write and study in a controlled environment. This is a retention initiative whereby areas have been designated within the male, upper class and freshman female centers where students can study and work on academic matters.
Phat Kat Lounge
Phat Kat Lounge is an outlet for residential students to read or recite their original poetry, recite other artistic works and enjoy an evening in a club atmosphere. The lounge is an opportunity for students to "let their hair down". The activity takes place in Dogan Hall.
Coffee House is held once a month in Dogan Hall. A different flavor of the month is served to the coffee lovers who attend.