Sophomore Jump

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Welcome to your Sophomore Year!  The Sophomore year is a pivotal time at Old Westbury as you give thought to and make decisions about your academic plans and career choices. The Sophomore Jump Program is designed to transition students through their sophomore year and into their major department by their junior year.  We want our Sophomores to excel by providing opportunities and support for your academic and professional success.  

Sophomore Jump Goals for Students:

  • Develop academic, social and career purpose.
  • Discover and utilize campus resources.
  • Develop personal and professional resources.
  • Explore career options.
  • Increase self-awareness, emotional intelligence and self-esteem.
  • Acquire and apply skills for success.

Sophomore Jump Programming Includes:

  • Degree Planning Workshops
  • Career Awareness Workshops
  • Academic Advising after the First-Year
  • Sophomore Activities and Events

Earn Your Sophomore Jump Certificate

Sophomore Jump is a yearlong program designed to help second year students finalize their major decision and put together an action plan for graduation and beyond. Receiving the certificate involves three components:

»Attend 3 Sophomore Jump workshops/events throughout the 2020-2021 academic year
»Attend a Degree Planning Workshop + Complete your degree plan and submit to Sophomore Jump Coordinator
»Complete the financial literacy track
»Meet with a career counselor in Career Planning & Development

Contact Kaitlin Janes, janesk [at], to be added to the Sophomore Certificate track.

Sophomore Jump Links:



Kaitlin Janes
Academic Advisor
Academic Advising Center
janesk [at]
(516) 628-5681