First Year Experience

Mission Statement

(updated January, 2017)

The First Year Experience (FYE) department at Weber State University assists incoming students in making a successful and responsible transition to the university environment. The department is committed to helping students maximize their potential for academic success by providing them with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills that promote life-long learning. 

To accomplish its mission, First Year Experience provides students with valuable information such as: the purpose of higher education, goal setting, time management, study and test taking skills, critical thinking, stress management, academic advisement, career and major exploration, using campus resources, and understanding student responsibilities.