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.
Get started by completing these 5 simple steps:
Complete your college application for AVC
Complete your Online Orientation
Complete your Assessment
Get your Abbreviated Education plan
Complete your Financial Aid Application
FYE students will have access to the following benefits:
Human Development 101 (You can enroll in HD 101 in Summer or Fall)
Summer Bridge/Boot Camp
Access to AVID for Higher Education strategies
Weekly Empowerment Emails
Standard Student Expectations:
Enroll as a full-time student (12-15units) No withdrawals or repeats
Enroll in 3 consecutive semesters
Complete a minimum of 24 units in the first year (30 preferred)
Enroll in Human Development 101
Attend Summer Bridge and/or Summer Boot Camp
Actively Participate in the Peer Mentoring program (Minimum of 8 peer mentor meetings per semester)
Participate in Tutoring
Attend Academic Success Workshops & Activities (Minimum of 4 per semester)
Meet with FYE Counselor to complete a Comprehensive Education Plan (By the end of their 1st semester)
Special Coding for Priority Registration
Registration Counseling and Course Scheduling Assistance
Priority Consideration for services such as Books H.E.L.P., SRC, Pantry, Bus Passes, etc.
Priority Consideration for career and professional development opportunities and conferences, tours
Advance access to other programs and services
Visit us in the Learning Center, Room 120!
You can sign up for a peer mentor and learn about more connecting with programs, services, and events for success.
RSVP for Parent | Family Orientation