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Freshmen In Transition (FIT) Living Learning Program

Freshmen in Transition (FIT) is the Ferguson College of Agriculture's Living Learning Program. You will live with fellow Ferguson College of Agriculture freshmen, FIT Student Academic Mentors (FIT SAMs), and community mentors, who will help you become engaged and involved. In addition, you will work with students, faculty and staff through academic, extracurricular, professional, social and service activities that promote personal growth and development.


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  • Live with other Ferguson College of Agriculture freshmen in the FIT Village.
  • Promotes community building through interaction with other Ferguson College of Agriculture students and mentors.
  • Provides students with leadership opportunities on campus and participation in leadership/professional development workshops.
  • Contribute to the community through service activities.
  • Live with FIT Student Academic Mentors (FIT SAMs) who are upperclassmen that serve as a built-in support system.
  • FIT SAMs establish a sense of community and coordinate on-going programming activities for FIT students to encourage students to become engaged and involved.

Requirements and Expectations

  • Attend Ferguson College of Agriculture sponsored activities
  • Maintaining (or earning) a 3.0 GPA
  • Participating in small group and large group activities
  • Developing professional and leadership skills
  • Involvement in Ferguson College of Agriculture and OSU
  • Expanding personal and educational interests
  • Communication and networking with faculty
  • Engaging in community building and wellness activities
  • $150 participation due

If you are a freshmen in the Ferguson College of Agriculture, you are eligible for this LLP.

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