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First Year Experience

Click here for the FYE Application for Fall 2021


  • Be a first-time college student (college classes taken in high school are approved)
  • Have completed high school diploma or GED
  • Must complete LACC orientation available on your student portal
  • Must have Math/English placements on file or completed AB 705 form with a counselor
  • Must be enrolled in at least 12 units each semester*
  • Must be enrolled in FYE math and English in their first semester and counseling courses (40A/B/C) during the summer, fall, and spring of their first year
  • Must meet with an FYE counselor AND a Success Coach once per semester
  • Attend Supplemental Instruction (SI) tutorial sessions (a total of 10 hours for math and 10 for English)
  • Attend mandatory Summer Bridge experience the summer before you begin classes
  • Participate in special FYE events and socials
  • Be a California resident or eligible for in-state tuition (see AB 540)
  • Complete either the FAFSA or CA Dream Act application (students do not need to qualify for or receive financial aid, but must to submit an application)

Some exceptions to requirements may apply, including for students with a disability who participate in the OSS program. Please meet with an FYE counselor for more details.

*Some exceptions may apply. Please contact a FYE counselor for more details.

Attend a FYE Academic Planning Session

One of the requirements for all incoming students is to meet with a counselor and those who are part of FYE must meet with a counselor from the program. In order for new students to create an educational plan with the FYE Counselor, you must join one of the following FYE Academic Planning Session sessions offered via Zoom application (more information on Zoom below). Dates will be Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00pm (Changes may be made in the near future).

FYE Zoom Personal Meeting ID:

Important Notes: You will be required to sign up for an account and you can sign-up for free at

Stay Connected with LACC on Instagram

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Outreach Program: @laccoutreach

Academic Counseling: @laccacademiccounseling

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here all right welcome to the fye office here in the fye office we have a ton of things for you to access if you look down over here you're gonna see a lot of spaces for you to meet with your success coach as well as meet with your counselors like me to help you figure out your academic journey let's go take a look at some of the other resources that i have

all right you need computer access and you need to do your homework you got a ton of computers here just for you to use whenever you need we're going to make sure that you're going to be successful in all of your classes online or in person but hey don't forget about the success coaches we're here to connect you with the right resources we're here to see you succeed remember that we're just in fye office waiting for you to come in so hey don't hesitate come out come seek the help we're here your goal is to get a degree transfer to a four-year institution or just get a great education lacc is here for you but everything is within your credit we want to see you succeed because we believe you are capable of achieving your goals and succeeding in anything that you take off it is our pride and joy

remember we're here to support you every step of the way because we are LACC