Your Starting Point at UA

First Year Experience supports your academic and social transition into the campus community. From large welcome activities with all of your classmates to small group programs for building connections with others, we have something to support you in building your legacy at UA.

Register for Camp 1831!

Develop friendships, learn UA culture, get comfortable on campus, and have fun leading the ULTIMATE first-year experience 

Apply for Freshman Forum!

Discover your leadership potential and make a difference in the community while connecting with peers, faculty, and staff 

Sign-Up for New View!

Establish a connection and develop a community with other out-of-state women through mentorship, small groups, and monthly socials

Learn about Crimson Scholars!

Connect with peers in similar academic interests with a focus on peer mentorship and career readiness through this invitation only program 

Got Questions? Need Answers?

Got Questions? Need Answers? FYE is your starting point at UA! Ask your questions here and we will respond within 24 business hours. 

Find us at FYE Friday!

Join students and friends of FYE on the third Friday of each month to connect over food and fun activities at Russell Hall 300 

Schedule a Compass Talk!

Discuss goal setting, involvement opportunities, and resources for your personal success through individualized conversations with our FYE Staff

Connect with Out 2 Lunch!

Engage in conversation to discover common interests with faculty outside of the classroom to increase confidence for your academic journey

Learn about Ignite UA!

Explore passions and build community through connecting with a small group based on a common interest