First Year Experience



First Year Experience (FYE)

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Spring 2024

Fall 2024-Spring 2025


First Year Experience (FYE) is a student support program at Grossmont College designed to help guide students during their first year of college by providing ongoing social and academic support. Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year will open late fall or early spring. For inquiries, please email us at: 




The Mission of FYE is to create and sustain an inclusive learning community to equitably increase student enrollment, retention, persistence and completion through social integration and academic and student support services. We strive to impact diverse student populations.




  •  Priority Registration
  • Griffin Experience (Welcome Session) 
  • Peer Mentoring
  • FYE Counselors
  • Learning Communities
  • Career & Personal Counseling 
  • Success Workshops 
  • And More!



  • Attend Griffin Experience Summer Welcome Event 
  • Meet with a Peer Mentor to develop a Personalized Engagement Plan (PEP)


Who is eligible?

  1. All First Time to College Students
  2. Students who Submit the FAFSA or Dream Act Application (some exceptions may apply)



Apply Now!


We are now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year


For 2023-2024, please apply if you are:

  • First time to college student fall 2023 (If taking dual enrollment courses while in high school, you are still eligible and encouraged to apply!)
  • Must apply by April 5, 2023 in order to get priority registration for fall 2023 (registration begins May 1, 2023 this year)
  • Apply for the 2023-2024 academic year HERE
Apply for Grossmont College: How To Apply 






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IG: @gc.fye  

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