Intensive Freshman Seminar (IFS)
What is IFS: Intensive Freshman Seminar (IFS) is an opportunity to prepare for and transition to college life and college-level work with other Hudson & Holland students before your fall semester coursework begins. It is a 3-credit course that will count toward one of your general education requirements depending upon the course. Tuition for the course is part of your fall registration. The program fee is $137.85. https://ifs.indiana.edu/
When is IFS: IFS runs August 1-18, the first week is online from home, the second week is on campus with move-in day August 8.
How to register: There are 18 different Hudson & Holland-specific IFS courses to choose from. You must apply for the course through this link. https://ifs.indiana.edu/courses/hudson-holland.html. The link lists the available courses with the apply button at the bottom of the page. If you apply before your NSO appointment you will be pre-registered for the course. If you apply after NSO then you will add the course yourself. Link to registration information: https://kb.iu.edu/d/anig.
What is EDUC U215: Foundations for Undergraduate Success at Research Universities.
The course will challenge students to critically think about themselves and their roles as learners at a research university; develop cognitive, study, and communication skills necessary for academic success as a college student. You will also engage in personal, educational, and career exploration strategies leading to clear plans for success at Indiana University and beyond. Scholars will learn how to navigate a large research university and learn about themselves and how one can maximize success in your academic, professional and personal pursuits. The lead instructor for EDUC-U 215 is our very own Hudson & Holland director, Dr. Carl Darnell! EDUC-U 215 has 2 components: the lecture, which is taught by Dr. Darnell, and small group discussion, where you meet with your Hudson & Holland peers who share your academic and career interests!
When is EDUC U215: The 3-credit 16-week course is offered in the fall semester.
Lecture section # 46111: Tuesday, 4:55 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.
Discussion sections: Thursdays (multiple 50-minute sections, based on your academic major/school)
How to register: Scholars will register for this course during their NSO appointment or add the course following their appointment. Link to registration information: https://kb.iu.edu/d/anig.