FYE Mission: In support of the Florida Gateway College mission, the First Year Experience (FYE) program will support the first-year students’ acclimation to the FGC community through provision of academic and social resources intentionally designed to help students learn life-long academic and life skills essential for their success at FGC and in a global context. FYE will also help students make informed decisions regarding their majors and career trajectory.

FYE Vision: The First-Year Experience program at FGC will prepare students to confidently self-direct their learning experiences both academically and socially.

Learning Outcomes: Learning Outcomes for the FYE program intend to measure the effects on the persistence, engagement and success of first-year students.  To that end, the following selected learning outcomes categories for the FYE program at FGC: Academic and Career Success; Knowledge of College Resources; Academic Growth and Development; and Personal Growth and Development.


Benefits of belonging…

Connections with new friends

Field trips and campus activities

Supportive campus network

First year seminar

Smooth transition to college

Learning and study strategies

Career exploration

Personal check ins with staff to keep you on track to timely graduation

For more information contact Niky Morrison at 386.754.4319 or Nikaila.morrison@fgc.edu.