Office of First Year Experence in the David C. Briegel Building

First Year Experience

First Year Experience (FYE)

The Office of First Year Experience (FYE) is a great resource for all-things college during your first year at SMC. From orientation through first-year programming, FYE helps ease your transition to our college community. Not sure how to get tutoring? Stop by FYE! Wondering how enrichment classes work? Ask FYE. Any questions you have, they can point you in the right direction.

No appointment needed; stop by any time for assistance.

Other services include:

  • Academic Success Workshops
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Student IDs
  • Schedule Printing

Connect to Campus

FYE hosts New Student Orientation and Welcome Week before classes begin to help you settle in to college and learn how to be successful at SMC, connect to campus resources, and meet other students. Learn more about orientation and Welcome Week below.

Students learning about campus at orientation

Stay the Course

The FYE provides tips, encouragement, and support resources to help if you need it.

A student receiving advising
A staff member instructing students at orientation

New Student Orientation

All new students attend New Student Orientation to register for classes, learn about campus resources and how to be successful at SMC.

Learn More About New Student Orientation
Students playing a tangle game

Welcome Week

Attend Welcome Week events to meet students and staff, engage in campus life, and find all the resources available to you.

Learn More About Welcome Week