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Freshman Programs

You are the student who works hard and is passionate about your endeavors. We are a place that celebrates your success and provides the opportunity to accomplish more. Here are some of the programs that bring the spirit of success, grit, and inclusion that make SVSU the best fit for our students. 

Garber Cardinal Business Edge

The Garber Cardinal Business Edge is a three-semester program that offers incoming business students the opportunity to grow professionally and gain leadership skills through in-class and field-based activities with peers under the mentorship of senior leaders in the Scott L. Carmona College of Business.

Cardinals In Action

Connect with fellow Cardinals as you volunteer in the community and make a difference in the lives of others.

Fit Into College

Learn the value, fun, and simplicity of leading a healthy lifestyle and avoid the dreaded "freshman 15."

Global Foundation Scholars

Provides a select group of students with a unique college experience through common coursework, living communities, and an opportunity to study abroad.

Honors Program

An honors designation is the most universally recognized sign of academic distinction achieved in higher education.  The Honors Program allows students to pursue their major and minor degree work, while providing enriched academic experiences in Honors courses, seminars, research projects and social activities.



Living Leadership Program

Reach your potential in a living community where leadership is a focus.