First Year Experience

Are you ready for your First Year of college?

Antelope Valley College created the First Year Experience (FYE) program to support the successful academic and social transition of new students into the college community.

  1. Complete your College Application

  2. Complete your Online Orientation

  3. Get your Recommended Program Sequence Sheet

  4. Complete your Financial Aid Application

SUMMER 2020/FALL 2020

Due to COVID19, the following are Registration Assistance Resources for your use. For registration assistance, you may access the Cranium Cafe link below to join us for a chat or video conference to access additional support. All Summer courses will be administered online.

Getting Ready! Registration Resources

Connect with us online!

FYE Cranium Cafe
FYE Cranium Cafe

FYE students will have access to the following benefits:

Standard Student Expectations:

  • Enroll as a full-time student, >12 (No withdrawals or repeats)

  • Complete a minimum of 24 units in the first year (30 to Finish in 2 years)

  • Enroll in Human Development 101 (Summer or Fall 2020)

  • Actively Participate in the Peer Mentoring program (Minimum of 8 peer mentor meetings per semester)

  • Visit the Learning Center to participate in Tutoring and other Academic Success Workshops & Activities (Minimum of 4 per semester)

  • Meet with FYE Counselor to complete a Comprehensive Education Plan (ASAP but by the end of you 1st semester)

The Advantages!

  • Priority Registration (May 5-19, 2020 for Summer/Fall 2020)

  • Registration and Course Scheduling Assistance

  • Priority Consideration for services such as BooksH.E.L.P., Students Raising Children, Hearts & Hands Food Pantry, Bus Passes, etc.

  • Priority Consideration for career and professional development opportunities and conferences, tours

  • Advance access to other support programs & services

We are located in T-700, Suite F.

(Please note that Campus Services are online only due to the impact of COVID-19)

You can sign up for a peer mentor and learn about more connecting with programs, services, and events for success.


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Funding provided by California State Initiative AB19  -  Program Initiated with funding from U.S. Department of Education Title V HSI Grant
Last updated: June 22, 2020