Student Transition and Academic Readiness Program (S.T.A.R.)


S.T.A.R. is a program designed to jump start your college career.  It is held the week prior to classes beginning and will aid your transition to MTSU.  All incoming freshmen and transfer students are welcome to participate, August 14 - 18, 2022.  

Benefits for S.T.A.R. Participants

  • Head start on college
  • Positive academic, social, and long term impact
  • Enhanced preparation for college-level general education courses
  • Leadership training, service learning and team building opportunities
  • Early move-in to housing  

What is the cost?

Upon application to the program, students must pay a program fee.  All students must enroll and complete the University Seminar (UNIV 1010) or Successful Transitions (UNIV 2020, for transfer students only) course during the fall semester.  The program will cover meals, activities, and early move in charges for students who have secured their on-campus housing. Commuter students are also welcome to attend the program.  

Click on the button below to apply for the STAR program. If you are a transfer student please choose the button below for transfer applications.

2023 Early Arrival Programs (STAR) Application Will Be Available in September 2022

2023 Transfer Early Arrival Program (STAR) Application Will Be Available in Septemeber 2022

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Office of Student Success
Peck Hall, Room 142
P. O. Box 500

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