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How to join Blue Chip:
Enrollment for the 2018-2019 academic year is now open. Reserve your spot by filling out the quick and easy Blue Chip Leadership: First Year Experience Enrollment Form.

Why should I enroll:

  • Learn to Make a Difference
  • Build Community
  • Prepare Professionally

Who is eligible for the First Year Experience:
The Blue Chip: First Year Experience is designed for first-time, first-year students at the University of Arizona. To enroll go to our Enrollment Form.

What is the time commitment:
1-2 hours/week

What does is take to be in the First Year Experience:
Any student who is open to personal growth in the development of their leadership skills and who is willing to be involved and participate in activities and events can join.

How much does it cost:
The First Year Experience costs $375 annually. Fees are charged to your University account at the Bursar’s Office and can be paid in the same manner as your tuition and fees.

If you need assistance with the annual $375 fee, you can enroll in the payment plan by filling out the Blue Chip Payment Plan Form. Enrolling in the payment plan entails splitting the fee into two segments. Rather than being charged the enitre $375 in the fall semester, you will be charged $187.50 in the fall semester and $187.50 in the spring semester.

fee-waiver application is also availabe to students who have a demonstrated financial need and are unable to pay the annual $375 fee. The fee waiver application is only available July 1st-July 20th and you must have enrolled in Blue Chip by July 1st to be considered for a Fee Waiver. 

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