Due to Covid-19 all faculty and staff are working remotely. If you have any questions or concerns please contact fyeappointments@valleycollege.edu. We will be available during Summer hours Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm.

The San Bernardino Valley College First Year Experience (FYE) program is designed to successfully transition first year and reentry students into college. We welcome part-time and full-time students that are returning to college or are entering college for the first time. We understand how challenging college can be and we are here to support you while you navigating this journey.

We welcome students that are entering Valley College from all Adult Education Schools, Job Corps and continuation high schools!

If you are interested in this being a part of our community please reach out to Heather Johnson at hjohnson@sbccd.cc.ca.us or click on her card below.

The First Year Experience Program offers: UCLA
  • Cohorted classes 
  • Book assistance and Supplies 
  • Embedded academic counseling that focuses on educational and career goals
  • Connection with student support services
Video chat with First Year Experience on Cranium Cafe