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First Year Experience

The FYE application for Fall 2021 will open March 2021!

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)
  • 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 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.

How to Apply to FYE 
  1. Make sure to have a valid LACCD Student ID Number
  2. In March 2021, the FYE Application 2021-2022 will open
  3. Reach out to the Outreach & Recruitment Office to get more information
  4. Atttend a FYE Informational Session and get help with classes for summer and fall 2021 
  5. You will be notified to attend a mandatory FYE Summer Bridge so read your emails

 Office Hours

During COVID-19, our hours have changed:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 2:00pm

 Contact Us

Student Services Building, 2nd Floor

Jessica Cerda

FYE Counselor/Coordinator

 Get in touch with FYE Today!

Here are three ways that you can meet with the FYE counselors

  1. Use the Cranium Cafe Scheduler 
  2. Connect with your Success Coach
  3. Use Cranium Cafe Live Chat and chat with a team member

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Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911