First - Year Experience
FYE ExCEL Program
Our FYE ExCEL program is designed to connect students to campus resources and events. Studs will develop a sense of belonging and learn success strategies to navigate their first year of college.
1st Year Program Commitments (Students have two semesters or until Spring 2022 to complete)- 1 Peer Mentoring Session Each Month [Virtual or In-Person] (Assigned FYE Peer Mentor)- 1 FYE Sponsored Social Activities (Fiesta Texas, Bowling, etc.)- 4 FYE Workshops/Programs- 3 Career Services Workshops/Programs- 4 Engagement Checklists in My SAC Journey (Fully Online)Students who meet requirements will be eligible to attend the end of the year FYE dinner and will be awarded FYE gear & a graduation stole voucher.
Interested in becoming a peer mentor?
Steps to Apply
The My SAC Journey website allows students to access resources and a set of tasks that will provide them with the skillset needed to be successful in their educational journey. Students can utilize this map as a tool to follow in order to help them navigate through the college experience.
This app provides a visual framework for areas that will add value to the overall student experience and marketability.
- Academic Strategies
- Campus Engagement
- Career Exploration
- Civic Engagement
- Cultural Competency
- Health & Wellness
- Personal & Professional Development
- Sports & Intramural
First - Generation Student (First -Gen)
First - Gen students are sometimes the first person in their immediate family to attend any sort of college. More specifically, we define First-Gen as students whose parents did not complete a four-year degree.
First - Gen Day
Every November 8th, we celebrate the trailblazing work of our first-gen students. Check back with us to see what amazing events we have planned to celebrate.
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