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.

Compass Talks

Discuss goal setting, involvement opportunities, and resources for your personal success through individualized conversations

Crimson Scholars

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

Freshman Forum

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

FYE Fridays

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

Ignite UA

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

New View

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

Out 2 Lunch

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