FYE Benefits
Early priority class registration both Fall and Spring in the first year of college:
With classes filling up quickly having the advantage to get your classes before most other students alleviates the stress of starting College on the right foot

Specialized  career counseling support:

You will have the advantage of a personal career counselor who will help you figure out what career direction to pursue

An assigned  student success peer mentor:
Fellow students
some of whom are ready to transfer , have recently transferred or graduated; they will help you learn how to survive and thrive beyond your first year of college while you are pursuing your academic dreams

Tour Transfer Universities across the state:

Benefit from the free opportunity to visit and tour four year universities and colleges such as UCLA , UC riverside, Long Beach State etc

Become a campus student leader:
Campus events some of which supports scholarship opportunities for first year students, and encourages your on campus involvement

mission and goal

The mission of San Diego City College’s First Year Experience is to support, support, and support the first year student!  We are committed to helping students successfully persist into their second year of college and beyond. Our goal is to motivate students to actively participate in their own educational pursuits. Through structured choice and guided assistance, we intend for students to graduate with newly acquired career skills, a college degree and /or transferring to a four year university within the shortest possible time frame. We do so by encouraging students to:

  • Commit  to their education and future while in college
  •  Connect with their assigned counselor, student success peer mentor, instructors and tutors
  •  Benefit from student success opportunities provided throughout the first year of a student’s college life, by actively engaging in campus life and activities.

Financial Aid

Career Services

Peer Mentoring

Scholarship Opportunities