The Big Dolphins Program – Get Connected!
 
 
WHAT IS THE BIG DOLPHINS PROGRAM?
The Big Dolphins Program (BDP) provides you with an upperclassman mentor, a student who has been here and knows the “ins and outs” of college life. Your Big Dolphin mentor will be here to help you to transition more successfully from high school to college. Your mentor is excited about meeting you this summer, so take a minute – complete the application – and get connected!
 
 
WHY THE BIG DOLPHINS PROGRAM?                          Pic for BDP 2012.jpg

·       BDP students are highly successful. The number of BDP participants  
       returning to JU for the spring semester is significantly higher than for non-
       participants.
·       Great way to meet people, develop relationships and get connected at JU.
 
 
 
 
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM US?
·       A Big Dolphin mentor who is interested in you and in your success.
·       Notices about special scholarships and internships.
·       Trips, activities and group projects to help you learn about Jacksonville.
·       An academic support system to help you transition from high school to
       college.
 
 
 
WHAT CAN WE EXPECT OF YOU?
·       Come to JU prepared to learn.
·       Be open to the advice and direction of your Big Dolphin mentor.
·       Attend three workshops and three mentor meetings each semester.
·       Enjoy at least five JU events, such as football games, fine arts events, JU
       traditions and more.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Open the application for the Big Dolphins program here.  Please note that this program is only available to first-time freshmen who have already paid their enrollment deposit for the Fall term to the Office of Admissions.