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Mission Statement

The mission of the First Year Experience (FYE) is to provide and maintain diverse learning opportunities for all GSW students in an environment that promotes academic excellence and success. The staff of the First Year Experience (FYE) is committed to assisting students with evaluating their academic performance and choosing the appropriate services to master course materials.


 The First Year Experience is located in the Student Success Center (SSC) on the Third Floor.            

                                                                                                                                                                         Image result for student success center gsw

Hours of Operation

Fall and Spring

Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed


Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

For more information contact:

First Year Experience
Student Success Center (SSC), Third Floor
800 Georgia Southwestern State University Drive
Americus, GA 31709
Phone:  229-931-2724
Fax: 229-931-2277


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