Participation in the academic program is mandatory for all Sewall Hall residents.
SRAP facilitates a successful transition from high school to the University. Sewall courses are taught by faculty with a demonstrated excellence in teaching and a commitment to working closely with first-year students. Faculty members have offices conveniently located in Sewall Hall, which helps foster communication between students and faculty.The SRAP Director, Associate Director, and Program Assistant are readily available to help students with planning schedules, making sense of the rules of the University and the College of Arts & Sciences, and choosing majors. We can refer students to other University resources for specialized counseling when necessary, and the Housing Department office offers free tutoring in many subject areas.
The residence hall staff in Sewall, including the Hall Director and a group of nine Resident Advisors, work closely with the SRAP faculty and staff to provide numerous opportunities for students to develop friendships, become involved in a wide spectrum of social activities, and acclimate themselves rapidly to the University community.
Participating in SRAP provides students with the opportunity to enjoy the advantages of a small liberal arts college within the broader context of a large research university. We fulfill this mission by
SRAP is a great choice for students who enjoy interdisciplinary study and who want to explore the interconnections among their classes while also learning in a hands-on way outside of the traditional classroom.