First Year Experience
Supporting every student in achieving their collegiate goals
First Year Experience (FYE) cultivates connection to resources, fosters a sense of belonging, and provides individualized support to assist students in reaching their academic and personal goals.
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Sense of Belonging
From the First2Go Program and Learning Communities to Mentor Collective, First Year Experience provides opportunity for students to connect with one another and communities on campus that promote learning, friendships and networking, and a place of belonging.
Peer coaches meet with students to get to know them, listen to their stories and experiences, and gain an understanding of their goals. They come alongside students to create a plan for achieving those goals - whether personal or academic - and help to connect them to additional resources as needed to accomplish their plan.
Early Alert, and the variety of outreach offered to check in with students, allows for touch points with the Office of First Year Experience that encourages students to explore and connect with resources on campus.