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First Year Experience

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First Year? We’ve Got Your Back.

The MSJC First Year Experience (FYE) Program is designed to make sure you have a smooth transition into college life. We’ll provide you with extra support during your first two semesters so you can successfully complete your basic skills coursework and transferable college-level courses that contribute to your degree.
FYE will help you to achieve your educational dreams.

FYE Program Highlights

  • Orientation - College Life and Financial Aid
  • Access to Dedicated FYE Faculty and Counselors
  • Supplemental Instruction and Mentoring
  • Guaranteed seat in the sequential class
  • College Skills Workshops 
  • Career and Transfer Planning 
  • University Visits
  • Activities for FYE students
  • Savings on Textbooks

Students who are interested in FYE but could not attend the FYE Summer Bridge or Orientations, fill out the FYE Participation Form_Final.pdfFYE Participation Form.
Print out the form and make an appointment with an FYE Counselor

San Jacinto Campus - Cynthia Vargas (

Menifee Campus - Diana Serrrano (

The MSJC FYE Program is supported by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office and the U.S. Department of Education.​​​