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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.  

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The FYE Advantage​

  • College Hacks: one-day orientation to meet other students with similar interests, explore career ​paths, and get to know SMC.
  • 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. 

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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