Second Year Experience (SYE)

The Second Year Experience (SYE) provides second-year and transfer students opportunities to explore your academic and professional pathways, foster greater self-awareness through leadership and service, enhance strategies for your overall well-being, and connect with your peers, faculty and staff through meaningful interactions.   

Signature Events

  • Day in Atlanta
  • Off the Record Series
  • Cookies, Coffee, and Care
  • Halfway to Graduation 

SYE Living-Learning Communities

Second-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.  SYE immersion communities for 2021-22 include:

  • Emory BAYIT
  • Black Student Alliance
  • CASA Emory
  • German House
  • MLAO

Second Year at Emory



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