New, first-time college students are required to take the First Year Experience (FYE) course (IDS K105) in the first or second semester of their college program or before attaining 30 credits.
The intent of the FYE course is to acquaint students with higher education and to provide specific skills which will maximize students’ opportunity for academic success. Emphasis is placed on interdisciplinary learning strategies, life management skills, active participation in the college community.
Text Book Information
First Year Experience Exemption
Students may request an exemption from IDS K105 if they meet one of the following requirements:
The First Year Experience Student Exemption Form should be completed by the student and his/her academic advisor. Completed forms should be submitted to the Director of Learning Initiatives in office D111G or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information regarding First Year Experience, email or call Jodi Calvert, Director of Learning Initiatives, at email@example.com or (860) 215-9220.