First Year Experience

The San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) First Year Experience (FYE) program is designed to successfully transition first year students into college. FYE provides a supportive and welcoming environment where first year students connect with student support services on campus to ensure student success.

The First Year Experience Program offers:

  • Guaranteed courses-No competing for classes
  • Book assistance and Supplies 
  • Embedded academic counseling that focuses on educational and career goals
  • Study groups & learning communities
  • Supplemental instruction 
  • Enhance study skills
  • Learn how to utilize library resources to conduct research 
  • Mandatory workshops, tutoring, field trips, mentoring, and service learning projects
  • Connect with student support services
  • Successfully transition first year students into college


First Year Experience Group Photo

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 8-5 pm

Friday 8 - 4:30