First Year Experience

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Welcome Day! A fun filled day for all new students to enjoy free lunch, win prizes, learn about their majors, prepare for first day of classes fall term! Sign up now! Sponsored by Northwest Community Credit Union. Held on Tuesday, September 24-sign up now!

First Year Experience

The three pillars of Lane's First Year Experience (FYE) program are academic planning, career exploration and financial skill-building.

Success Coaches and Peer Mentors are available to assist students navigate the many challenges of beginning an educational program, earning a degree or certificate, learn about the many resources and services to be a successful student.

Participation in Lane's FYE is open to all new students and a requirements for recipients of the Oregon Promise grant.

Research from the Association of American Colleges and Universities has shown that students who participate in First Year Experience programs have more positive relationships with faculty, are more knowledgeable about and make better use of campus resources, and exhibit better time-management skills than peers who do not participate in these types of programs*.

*Brownell, J.E., & Swaner, L.E. (2010). Five high-impact practices: Research on learning outcomes, completion and quality. Washington, DC: Association of American Colleges and Universities.

Have questions? We are here to help!

First Year Experience Team
Building 1, Room 103
4000 E 30th Avenue, Eugene, Oregon 97405
Phone: (541) 463-5771