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First Year Experience (FYE)

First Year Experience (FYE@FLC) supports students as they embark on their college journey.  FYE will help you connect with Folsom Lake College and build strong social and academic skills for success.

FYE@FLC is designed to help students:

  • Gain awareness of campus resources and support services

  • Feel more connected, comfortable, and at home in the FLC community

  • Acquire academic and life skills to succeed in college

  • Reach their educational goals of earning a certificate or degree, and/or transferring to a university.

FYE Eligibility

1. Be a new college student attending Folsom Lake College in the upcoming fall semester
2. Commit to a full year of participation
3.  Place into English 101, 33, 0r 300

Complete the following:

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FYE@FLC Benefits

College Prep Meeting

  • Students will become familiar with the Folsom Lake College campus and its programs and services
  • Better understand FYE and its requirements
  • Learn what to expect in your first semester of college
  • Confirm enrollment in FYE classes
  • Get one on one assistance and insight for one of our FYE peer mentors

FYE Welcome Day

  • Kick off your fall semester with this fun, exciting, and energetic day on campus!
  • Lunch is provided
  • Get to know other FYE students
  • Meet the FYE faculty
  • Meet your FYE Peer Mentor

Guaranteed Enrollment

  • FYE students are guaranteed enrollment in FYE designated class sections for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Learning Communities

  • Students are placed in courses with other first year students
  • All courses are taught by FLC faculty who are committed to providing quality instruction and who place students firs

Student-focused Faculty

  • FYE faculty are committed to working with students and ensuring a quality experience in the learning community cohorts.  Faculty provide referrals to tutoring, workshops, and other campus services as needed, while establishing a working relationship with FYE students.

Peer Mentoring

  • Students in FYE are assigned a Peer Mentor who will provide guidance, connections to campus services, support, and encouragement throughout the first year on campus.

Support Services

  • Tutoring
  • Counseling and advising
  • Workshops and events

Please feel free to contact the Student Success Programs Office with any questions that you may have.

Via telephone or email:
(916) 608-6408