Midwest First-Year Conference - Call for Proposals






“Creating an Inclusive First-Year Experience”
Loyola University Chicago 

September 29, 2017 

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017
(presenters will be notified by August 4, 2017)
Note: Only the person who submits the proposal will receive communications from MFYC. Please pass along correspondence from MFYC to other presenters/co-presenters.
Preference will be given to proposals that address this year’s conference theme: Creating an Inclusive First-Year Experience.








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Proposals will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Relevance to the areas of first-year experience, transitions, orientation, student success, student learning
  • Connection to theory and/or research
  • Solid foundation for proposal content 
  • Reflective of good organization and writing 
  • Engaging program format
  • Evidence of outcomes assessment
Proposals will be reviewed by the Conference Program Review Committee. Presenters will be notified by August 4, 2017.


If you have questions regarding program proposal submission please email our Conference Program Chair Bri Lauka.

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