Welcome Class of 2023!

Now that the dust has settled from senior graduations, celebrations, and SNC summer orientation sessions, it's time to start thinking about your arrival at SNC! To help with the multitude of questions that you may have, we've put together a collection of articles and videos designed to inform, introduce and assist you as incoming members of the Honors Program and St. Norbert College!

Honors Torch Leaders are sophomore, junior, and senior members of the St. Norbert College Honors Program who serve as mentors to first-year students in the program. Selected from a pool of applicants, these students are chosen because they are leaders both on and off campus; each with a wide variety of interests, talents, and goals. Learn more about who they are and how they will help you during your transition into college and the Honors Program!
Walk through Bergstrom Hall with recent graduate of SNC & the Honors Program, Radek Buss '19! Even though you won't find Radek on campus this fall (he'll be attending med school at MCW-Milwaukee), his video contains great info about move-in (what to expect!) and living in Bergstrom Hall.
Curious about what life will be like in Bergstrom Hall? What is Week of Welcome? What's happening on my first day on campus?  Check out these tips that will help address your concerns and maybe even answer some questions you hadn't thought to ask! Plus, hear first-hand from prior residents about their Bergstrom experiences!
The first month is a crazy one, there is simply no way around it. With new friends, new classes, and new places, everything takes some time to adjust. With that said, be easy on yourself! Within a few weeks you will have no challenge navigating the system. But for now, here are ten tips to looking and feeling less like the stereotypically clueless college first-year student.
Annie Yamamoto '22 is an English Education major from Schaumburg, IL. She's an accomplished vocalist (a member of the Knights on Broadway singing group on campus --AWESOME!) and valuable member of the Honors Office student staff. Annie offers advice and tips for a successful transition to life at SNC and the Honors Program. 
Torch Leader, Brianne Barta '21, shares her advice about the big question all incoming students have..
what to pack????
Though we don’t recommend abandoning your meal plan, the occasional meal off campus has a host of benefits: it’s an escape the homework, a chance to cement a friendship, and an opportunity to explore De Pere. And many, many college students either know already or find out quick that caffeine is a balm to soothe the tortured soul. Caffeinate yourself at the following magnificent outlets offering espresso and nourishment!
*Add The Exchange to this list - AMAZING!
Katie Hulce '22 was our first-year blogger for her first semester last year. Read Katie's thoughts on campus life, the Second Floor Sisters, great advice, and humorous reflections in her blog: 
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