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First Year Experience

The FYE application for Fall 2020 is now open!  Please Click Here to Apply to FYE.


IMPORTANT: You must first have a LACC student ID number before beginning the application.Click here to Apply to LACC. 


  • Be a first-time college student (college classes taken in high school are approved)
  • 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 enroll in a minimum of 12 units each semester (fall and spring)*
  • 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 a FYE counselor ONCE a semester
  • Must meet with a FYE success coach ONCE a semester
  • Participate in special FYE events and socials
  • Attend Supplemental Instruction (SI) tutorial sessions (approximately 10 hours for math and English)*
  • Attend mandatory Summer Bridge experience the summer before you begin classes

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

How to Apply to FYE Fall 2020
  1. Click here to fill out the application online for the Fall 2020 - Spring 2021 school year.
  2. Meet with a Success Coach and Counselor at our FYE Orientation + Educational Planning session. Click on the "Orientations and More" bar to the left or click here to be directed to the page.  
  3. You will be notified to attend a mandatory FYE Summer Bridge. Please make sure you are checking the email you have inputted on the application. 

 Office Hours

During COVID-19, our hours have changed:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

 Contact Us

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor
(323) 953-4000 ext. 1264 


Jessica Cerda

FYE Counselor/Coordinator
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2266

 Get in touch with FYE Today!

Here are three ways that you can meet with an FYE counselor:

  1. Contact the FYE program by sending an email to
  2. Connect with your Success Coach
  3. Use Cranium Cafe Live Chat and connect with a team member

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911