The Role of the Office of First-Year Composition

To help you better understand how the Office of First-Year Composition serves your academic life, here's a list summarizing our role:

  • Prepare instructors to successfully teach course and unit objectives
  • Design policies to support instructors and students
  • Mediate disputes between instructors and FYC students
  • Support students and instructors during any grade appeals for FYC unit projects
  • Provide a safe environment for you to share concerns about your FYC classes or instructors
  • Answer questions about FYC policies or procedures
  • Have an optimistic view of students and instructors
  • Check regularly and keep office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Cate 2, Room 427 

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