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First Year Experience

The FYE assists all newly enrolled first-year students to make a successful transition to university life and coordinates advisement for all students in their first year of college. First Year Experience also:

  • Coordinates UNV 101 First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community, the required first semester seminar for all first-year students
  • Oversees the Comprehensive Freshman Advising Program (CFAP)
  • Collaborates with Student Development and Campus Activities to help students become more deeply engaged in university life to make a successful transition to college
  • Provides leadership and development opportunities for students to excel as peer leaders in UNV 101 First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community classes
  • Sponsors Alpha Lambda Delta, the national honor society for first-year students
  • Manages the OnTrack Academic Progress Reports to provide academic monitoring of all first-year students
  • Launches all first-year students on their Pace Path, introduces them to Degree Works and transitions them to school-based advising for their sophomore year
  • Advises advanced first-year students entering as transfer students