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First-Year Experience (FYE) Program


The First Year Experience Program (FYE) at Montgomery College consists of a series of orientation activities, programs, and courses to help you ease into the demands and challenges of college life, forge connections with counselors, faculty, staff and peers, and prepare you for academic success at MC ... and beyond!

FYE activities are held at each campus, for example New Student Orientation, First Year seminars, and the Student Ambassador program.  There are also programs and activities unique to each campus, so be sure to check the web page of the campus of your choice!

First Year Experience Program includes:

  1. Academic Advising and Counseling
  2. New Student Orientation (NSO) 
  3. First Year Seminars
  4. Development of an Education Plan
  5. FYE Activities and Resources 



If you are planning to start at Montgomery College in the fall of 2014, we encourage you to register for DS 107, First Year Seminar for Summer which is part of a bridge experience to help you jump start your success.  Follow the instructions in the Summer 2014 brochure that is linked here. If you have issues with registration, contact Angela Dawson at 240-567-1779.









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