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First-Year Experience

The Office of First-Year Experience

The Office of First-Year Experience (FYE) assists students as they transition into Georgia Southwestern State University. FYE is committed to providing a comprehensive and collaborative approach to ensure the success and retention of first-year students. The FYE program coordinates with faculty, staff, and students to create engaging curricular and co-curricular opportunities to build a strong foundation that supports the successful academic and social transition of new students. FYE offers academic support and resources to all undergraduate students.

Student Resources

Orientation

Dual Enrollment

Tutoring

Academic Resources

This highly structured orientation and advisement program has been instituted at Georgia Southwestern State University to facilitate the new student's transition to college-level work.

First-Year Experience Goals

FYE aims to support the successful academic and social transition of new students by providing an introduction to the Georgia Southwestern experience by:

  • Providing first-year students with an introduction to college life to help them build a firm foundation for a strong future of learning
  • Supporting the successful academic and social transition of new students
  • Connecting students to the University with a sense of belonging
  • Promoting self-discovery through major selection and career exploration
  • Creating engaging curricular and co-curricular opportunities for first-year students
New Student Guide

Contact

Office of First-Year Experience

Canes Central

229-931-2724 phone
229-931-2835 fax
fye@gsw.edu

Monday – Friday: 8:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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