Campus

From community college to UA: Lessons in transferring

Not every new student at the University of Arizona will be fresh out of high school. Some students take a gap year. Others return from the job market to obtain professional degrees. But the most significant addition are transfer students from one of the state's 20 public community colleges.  Read more

EDITORIAL: Let the Wildcat be your guide

 The Daily Wildcat wants to welcome all incoming freshmen and their families, and let you know we’re here for you. Whether you are looking for important updates on news or events happening on campus, or the latest on your favorite University of Arizona athletes, we have you covered. Read more

A new Wildcat's guide to campus events

The University of Arizona prides itself on being a leader in the arts and student engagement, and as a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, is home to many awards and programs that are globally recognized for their diversity and inclusion.  UA is home to many events and programs that call for student engagement and participation. From theater and dance shows to club events and campus activities, UA faculty, staff and students encourage new Wildcats to get involved and partake in these initiatives. Read more

Five things I wish I knew as a freshman

Nervous about starting college? Don't worry, you're not alone. Here are a few tips from someone who was once a nervous, out-of-state freshman wondering how she would survive at a school larger than her hometown.  Read more

Campus Services: From A to Z

With all the services and clubs the University of Arizona has to offer, it can be easy to get lost in acronyms. Here's an A-to-Z guide of a few clubs and resources students can take advantage of.  Read more

UA strategic plan; Where are we now?

The University of Arizona, under the direction of President Robert C. Robbins, has launched a new strategic planning process, which aims to position the campus as a leader of higher education. With a total of five phases, including discovery, ideation, testing, development and implementation, the strategic plan is currently in the testing phase, which aims to solidify a set of initiatives that are prioritized most by the campus community. “While we have been soliciting feedback from the university community to shape the strategy throughout the process, this phase is explicitly designed to share initiatives and collect broad input,” said Lisa Ordóñez, co-chair of the strategic plan. Read more