The freshmen prepare to leave for their summer destinations, including Ohio for Patty if an audition with a famous actress (Patricia Gage) goes well. Patty: Megan Ward. Prof. Drake: James Karen. Prof. Howe: David Beecroft. Horace: John Cameron Mitchell. Robin: Kari Wuhrer.
Stroke listens to his heart and starts a relationship with a woman (Vanessa Vaughn) who is hearing-impaired; Whitney and Antonio host a radio show. Stroke: Gale Hansen. Prof. Barringer: Fritz Weaver. Antonio: Perry Moore. Whitney: Brandon Douglas.
Whitney and Antonio wage a war of practical jokes against Stroke and David, but it's no laughing matter when Robin starts dating a professor (David Beecroft). Robin: Kari Wuhrer. Prof. Slotkin: Jack Newman. Sarah: Carol Yeager. Stroke: Gale Hansen. Jessica: Lisa Dean Ryan.
Robin considers posing for a men's magazine, while Antonio finds that he's not the boyfriend Janet's father (Michael Warren) would like for his daughter. Robin: Kari Wuhrer. Janet: Bridgid Coulter. Prof. Doris Erbach: Shelley Goldstein. Marcy Hartford: Meredith Kelly. Antonio: Perry Moore.
Jessica and David ponder rekindling their romance; Patty gets fired up about a movie role, but Stroke isn't so hot about the idea; and Antonio burns over a gossip column. Francis Goodman: Matt LeBlanc. Prof. Helen Mirolla: Betsy Aidem. Marcus: Todd Weeks. Tom: Louis Adams. Miss Siegal: Catherine Fitch.
Jessica confronts her own ethnicity when an anti-Semitic flyer is circulated on campus. Meanwhile, David ponders joining a fraternity. Sinclair: Reed Diamond. Rabbi Nancy Silverman: Bari Hochwald. Ted Revelle: Scott Paetty. Elaine: Sara Melson. Jessica: Lisa Dean Ryan.
It's Parents' Weekend, during which David meets Jessica's father (John Rothman); Robin confronts her folks (Lisa Emery, Steve Vinovich); and Patty gets a surprise from her mother (Carolyn Seymour). Uncle Joe: Joe Grifasi. Barry: Stuart Pankin. Dr. Dexter: James Murtaugh.
Whitney starts a relationship with "town girl" Linda (Robin Tunney); Jessica frets when the dorm bathrooms become co-ed. Lucas: James LeGros. Whitney: Brandon Douglas. Mrs. Miller: Ellen McElduff. Janet: Bridgid Coulter. Mary: Welker White.
David's favorite professor (John Neville) is accused of racial and gender bias in his choice of textbooks. Rachel: Gillian Anderson. Janet Kealer: Bridgid Coulter. Margaret Parsons: Wendy Makkena. Antonio: Perry Moore.
David (Jason Gedrick) develops a relationship with a famous author (Coleen Flynn), who's interested in more than just his writing. Stroke: Gale Hansen. Julia: Karen Dwyer. Prof. LiCalsi: Harve Sokoloff. Henry: Jeremy Harris. Jessica: Lisa Dean Ryan.
Patty is jazzed when she captures the interest of a musician (Neil Maffin), who also strikes a chord with Robin. Meanwhile, Antonio and Whitney fear they killed an endangered animal. Miranda: Lisa Repo-Martell. Patty: Megan Ward. Robin: Kari Wuhrer. Dr. Anders: Elizabeth Dennehy. Stroke: Gale Hansen.
David and Whitney play host to their visiting girlfriends (Brigitte Bako, Julie Condra). Meanwhile, Robin experiements with dating two men at the same time. Robin: Kari Wuhrer. Prof. Slotkin: Jack Newman. Sinclair: Reed Diamond. David: Jason Gedrick.
Midterms bring about a three-day study session for Stroke and Patty; a moral dilemma for Jessica and David; and an alcohol problem for Whitney. George Reed: Pat Skipper. Nathan: Gary Hershberger. Prof. Ashira: Clyde Kusatsu. Linda: Robin Tunney. Prof. Hauser: Elizabeth Shephard.
Patty meets a political upperclassman (Christopher Kennedy), while Jessica is charmed by a debonaire student and David is invited to a frat party. Prof. Savage: Bernard Behrens. Dean Jane Keller: Madolyn Smith Osborne. Patty: Megan Ward. David: Jason Gedrick.
Antonio is advised by the athletic director (Barbara Harris) to take easier classes so he can focus on basketball; Stroke is unsettled by a psychological test. Prof. Harry Davis: Anthony Heald. Linda: Robin Tunney. Sam Clive: Jonathen Crombie.
In the first episode, Havenhurst gets a new dean of students (Madolyn Smith Osborne), while the freshmen adjust to their first week at college. David: Jason Gedrick. Jessica: Lisa Dean Ryan. Robin: Kari Wuhrer. Antonio: Perry Moore. Whitney: Brandon Douglas. Patty: Megan Ward. Stroke: Gale Hansen.