Note: The University will be closed December 24 - January 2. Pilots staff will return to the office on January 5, 2015. If you email a Pilots staff member between December 20 - January 4, we will get back to you as soon as possible (after January 5). Thank you and have a wonderful holiday break!

A First-Year Academic Success Program

The Pilots Program engages first-year students with a diverse community of goal-oriented peers, facilitates individual academic guidance and assists students in developing a strong educational foundation.

Goals & Objectives

Through Pilots, you will:

  • Be a part of a diverse community
  • Attend small classes with friends
  • Take advantage of individualized advising and academic guidance
  • Experience courses taught by outstanding, dedicated faculty
  • Benefit from tutoring offered by exceptional peer assistants
  • Develop tools and skills needed to be successful in college

 

Pilots lab poster

One Stop: Student Guide to Help and Resources

Program Highlights

  • 83% Retention (Freshman to Sophomore Year)

Student Population

  • 50% of Pilots students are first-generation
  • 50% of Pilots students are multicultural
  • 50% of students received a 3.0 or higher (Fall 2013-Spring 2014)

Important Dates

December 24
Final grades posted to iSIS

December 24 - January 4
Pilots staff out of the office

January 19, 2015
Spring 2015 term begins

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New to the Pilots Program?

Check out photos and scholarship winners from the Spring 2014 Pilots Awards Reception