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Steps to Enroll

The First Year Experience Program (FYE) is dedicated to supporting the successful academic and college transition of new students joining Mt. San Jacinto College. To receive benefits and to be a part of the First Year Experience Program you will need to complete the following steps listed below.

If you need any assistance with any of the steps below, please contact us at

Step One: Apply to MSJC and complete the New Student Enrollment Steps

Note: Steps found within the link above are provided by Enrollment Services, which can be found at

Step Two: Complete the FYE Application

The FYE Application must be completed by August 26, 2022, to receive early registration for Spring 2023. Applications submitted prior to May 31, 2022, would have received early registration for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. 

FYE Program Flyer

Step Three: Sign Up and Attend Summer Bridge

Students interested in the FYE Program are strongly encouraged to attend Summer Bridge, please review the list of dates and times on our Summer Bridge tab.

Update (8/1/22): Summer Bridge has concluded for the 2022-2023 school year, be sure to meet with a counselor before the upcoming school year. 

Step Four: Schedule an hour-long appointment with an FYE Counselor

Students will want to meet with a counselor at least once a semester to discuss classes to take, such as the Student Success Seminar – SSS990 or College Success and Career Readiness – CSCR100 during Summer or Fall semester.

Step Five: Receive the FYE acceptance email and begin your JOURNEY!

Once a student is admitted into the FYE program, they can access benefits such as early registration, FYE counseling, workshops, and so much more!

If you would like more information about various student services departments and their roles when assisting students, please visit