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FYE 2017-2018

To remain an FYE student, students must follow specific requirements outlined during the FYE Orientation. Those specific deadlines are put in place to keep students on track with their academic plans and to ensure their success while participating in FYE. Listed below are the FYE deadlines for current FYE students enrolled in the Fall 2017 semester.

Academic Counseling Contact

All FYE students must meet with a Welcome Center counselor at least once per semester to develop an educational plan, and strategies to stay on track with that plan.​

Career Counseling Contact

All FYE students need to meet with a career counselor at least once per semester to help students determine a career goal, learn about career options connected to chosen majors, and develop a strategy to achieve those goals. In order to fulfill this requirement, all FYE students must make an appointment with an FYE Career Counselor, now located in the Welcome Center. 

Career counseling contacts can be completed in the following ways:

  • Attend a Career Workshop or

  • Schedule an appointment to meet with a Career Counselor or

  • Students who are already enrolled in COUN 12 will automatically receive credit for the career contact requirement​

For questions or concerns, contact the Welcome Center at (310) 434-8101 or FYE@smc.edu.