STP Mission Statement

The mission of the Student Transition Program (STP) is to provide a supportive environment that prepares underrepresented or 1st generation students for the rigors of academic life at the University of Mary Washington.


A supportive environment is obtained through:

  • A two-week summer residential program
  • College success courses in the summer & fall semesters
  • Small group and individual intrusive academic advising
  • Career development & pre-professional planning