The Top 5 Reasons You Should Join FYE!
Students who participate in the First Year Experience Program (FYE) need fewer courses in English and Math to successfully complete transfer-level English and college-level math than students who did not participate in FYE.
FYE students reach the 30-unit threshold faster than students who do not participate in FYE, achieving 30 units nearly one term faster than students who were not in FYE program.
FYE students are twice as likely to earn their associate degrees within a three-year time period than students who are not in FYE.
FYE students are more likely to persist into their second year at El Camino College than students who are not in FYE.
Last, FYE students are more likely to transfer to 4 year universities than students who did not participate in FYE
** Provided by the office of Institutional Research
Learn How to Be a Successful Student
Starting a new educational journey can be exciting and overwhelming. Whether you are transitioning from high school or returning after a few years of working, there are so many decisions to make and challenges to face. The First Year Experience program is a community based program designed to help you be successful in your first year of college life by providing a supportive, caring environment of educational and career services.
- Early Group Registration
- A Guarantee Set of Classes
- FYE Bilingual Counselor
- Learning Community Courses
- Strategies for Success in College
- FYE Faculty
- Field Trips
- Peer Mentors
- El Camino College Email Account
- Financial Aid