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First Year Experience at SMC

First Year Experience (FYE) program is designed especially for new students.  The FYE program assists new students by giving them a head start at SMC and it's free!  FYE connects you to campus resources and provides you with strategies for college success.  FYE also creates a network of friends, faculty, and staff that will support you during your first year in college.  

FYE Book Voucher

Apply to receive FYE BOOK VOUCHER!

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The FYE Advantage​

  • Swag: ​sign up early to receive free SMC stuff!
  • Priority enrollment: ​an earlier date to register and get the classes you need.
  • Counseling: dedicated academic and career counseling to support you and help you pick the right classes to transfer, earn an associate degree, or certificate faster. 

If you already participated in a FYE College Hacks session, please complete the survey.

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

Re​gister now for VIP Welcome Day!​​​

Prepare to jump start a successful future at SMC!​ Students and parents can choose to attend a variety of workshops and learn about campus resources; then join us for lunch, music, and giveaways! Free lunch will be provided by In-N-Out and Green Truck!

For more information, please visit SMC.edu/VIP.​

FYE Job & Volunteer Opportunities

Take advantage of Job and Volunteer opportunities specifically for FYE students.

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