First Year Experience
The First Year Experience (FYE) Program is an exciting interdisciplinary initiative designed to provide first year students with the resources and support to facilitate a successful transition to Florida Atlantic University. FYE serves as a roadmap of key experiences which will build academic, social, career, and self-advocacy skills as well as a sense of community. The goal of FYE is to provide opportunities for students to get involved in and out of the classroom so they can DISCOVER their passions, DREAM about their futures, and DESIGN and DELIVER on a plan to soar in all their endeavors.
Make your transition from high school to college seamless by participating in FAU programs and events that are designed to help you connect to your new school.
Develop your FAU community spirit and an understanding of civic engagement by participating in community building and volunteer activities.
Become more aware of your strengths, learn about others’ perspectives, and utilize problem solves skills by participating in career exploration and leadership opportunities.
DEVELOP (Cultural Competence)
Learn about your own and others’ cultural backgrounds by joining an organization or attending a workshop or program.
STRENGTHEN (Academic Skills)
Identify and utilize the campus resources that will help you achieve academic success.
Undergraduate Research • Utilize at least two Campus Resources • FYE Class • FYE Program • Utilize Faculty Office Hours • Utilize Academic Advising, Midterm Grades & Early Warnings • Supplemental Instruction • Attend UCEW Workshops • ACCESS Workshops • Campus Events • FYE Culmination Event • Summer Communication • Emerging Young Leaders Program • OwlBreaks