First Year Experience



First Year Experience (FYE)

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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 are now open! 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 by mid-October 2024


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 2024-2025 academic year


For 2024-2025, please apply if you are:

  • First time to college student fall 2024 (If taking dual enrollment courses while in high school, you are still eligible and encouraged to apply!)
  • Apply for the 2024-2025 academic year HERE
Apply for Grossmont College: How To Apply 



Contact our office with any questions 




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IG: @gc.fye  

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