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First Year Experience

Immerse yourself in the themes that resonate with you in your First-Year Experience (FYE)—a high-impact practice that introduces you to the College curriculum in an interdisciplinary environment. You’ll sharpen the essential skills of writing, analytical thinking, information literacy, and critical thinking while getting acquainted with classmates in your first year.

FYE Programs

Choose one program when registering for fall courses. FYE is required for incoming freshman and non-exempt transfer students.

Registering for an FYE Program

Registration for programs is on a first-come, first-served basis. Programs vary in semester hours (SH), so please note the number of semester hours and talk to your academic advisor about your choices. If you are an enrolled student, you can find the schedule here.

Transfer students will receive a letter from the Registrar's Office letting them know whether or not they are exempt from the FYE requirement. To contact the office, call 618.374.5100.