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First-Year Experience at CCBC

We connect first-year students to campus, classmates, faculty, staff, and the community.

FYE at CCBC helps students adjust to college, get involved and meet other students.

Top ten benefits of FYE:
  1. Improve your transition to college life.
  2. Feel connected to CCBC.
  3. Take advantage of free events, speakers, food, and giveaways.
  4. Understand and use the resources available to you at CCBC.
  5. Discover more about yourself.
  6. Get involved outside the classroom.
  7. Enhance your academic skills and explore your career goals.
  8. Network with fellow CCBC students.
  9. Gain leadership experience and add it to your resume.
  10. Learn ways to stay motivated and finish strong!

FYE Summer Bridge Program: We're going virtual!

CCBC Student Life’s First-Year Experience (FYE) Summer Bridge Program aims to support first-year students in their quest for college completion.

Learn more about this program»