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.
The FYE Advantage
- College Hacks: attend a one-day orientation to meet other students with similar interests, explore career paths, and get to know SMC. Sign up by email invitation.
- 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.
FYE Job & Volunteer Opportunities
Take advantage of Job and Volunteer opportunities specifically for FYE students.
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