The First Year Experience (FYE) program gives you a chance to get to know the campus, your professors, and your fellow hallmates. Whether you are trying to figure what to do this weekend or which major to choose, FYE offers numerous programs ranging from social events to in-hall academic advising. 

FYE Signature Events:

  • 6 Week Kickoff
  • Songfest
  • Freshmen Semi-Formal
  • Cookies, Coffee, and Care
  • First-year Farewell

FYE Living-Learning Communities 

First-year students may apply to be part of an immersion community led by a faculty member and/or other campus partners.  Immersion communities offer intentional programming and resources designed around shared academic, cultural, organizational, or personal interests.  FYE immersion communities for 2022-23 include:

  • Black Men’s Initiative
  • Black Women's Initiative
  • Empowering First