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Highlands Undergraduate Enrichment

Highlands Undergraduate Enrichment (HUE) is responsible for student success programming, such as the First-Year Experience and Second-Year Experience programs, which include embedded Peer Mentors who offer social and personal guidance and academic tutoring and support.


A culture of excellence and connection that boosts students into successful college careers.


To serve students by providing an exceptional experience focused on supporting student success through community building, experiential learning, and cross-disciplinary connections, as well as supporting personal and academic growth.


Student and faculty community, personal growth, and academic integration, with an emphasis on accessibility and excellence through support.


First-Year Experience Learning Communities and iSeminar:

In the FYE LC program, first-year students participate in integrated courses together that focus on a theme. The Integrative Seminar (iSeminar, UNST 101) course is focused on student success by promoting academic, personal, and social integration. Peer Mentors attend the iSeminar and other parts of the LC to support students. Outside of class, Peer Mentors are available for social and personal mentoring as well as tutoring and study support. Each LC is part of a larger social group called a Hacienda. Throughout the fall semester, students participate in Hacienda social events to build a larger social community. Students present their LC integrated projects at the annual Celebration of Learning: First-Year Symposium in November. In the Spring, Peer Mentors are embedded across the core curriculum to support students and continue providing tutoring and study support.

Second-Year Experience

Second-year students benefit from Peer Mentors who are embedded in select courses across the core and provide tutoring and study support in the HUE Study Lounge. Beginning Spring 2019, students in the core curriculum will be provided with a common experience focused on global learning.


HUE Center
Engineering building 


Office Hours: Mon-Thurs, 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M.; Fridays 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M; Sundays 5:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.


All students are welcome