what is first year services
The First Year Services (FYS) office provides support to all students who are in their first year at San Diego City College. After applying to City College, all new students are required to contact the FYS office to schedule their mandatory Math and English assessments, New Student Orientation and first semester planning sessions.
The First Year Service Office also offers the First Year Experience (FYE) opportunity to specially eligible first time students. Participation in FYE comes with additional support benefits. Click here to review the benefits and eligibility requirements for FYE participation.
New Student Orientation
New Student orientation provides important information to students about the programs and services available at City College as well as strategies for student success.
5 STEP ADMISSION PROCESS
|Step 1. || Apply for Admissions & (Financial Aid if applicable)|
|Step 2. || Request evaluation of previous college transcripts (if applicable)|
|Step 3. ||Complete English and Math Placement Assessments|
|Step 4.||New Student Orientation & First Semester Course Planning!|
|Step 5. || Register and pay for classes|
As a new student you are required to attend a New Student Orientation on campus before registering for your classes. A first time student's first meeting with a counselor for course semester planning will take place ONLY at orientation, no exceptions.
orientation is two step process
Orientations for Fall 2013 Applicants begins in June through Early August 2013. Please check the event calendar for available dates.
1. View online orientation before attending on campus orientation
Get the most out of your
first-semester planning with a counselor at the on-campus
orientations by completing the San Diego City College Online Orientation. Visit www.sdcity.edu, select “Online Services” then “Online Orientation (Virtual Tour)
2. First Semester Education planning -On Campus
Attend an on-campus orientation & education planning session after viewing the online orientation. Sign up by calling 619 388 3998 or visit First Year Services Rm. L206