Information for Parents of New Students

First-Year Experience Programs

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Sacramento State has several special programs that encourage first-year students to build relationships with faculty members and other students, and integrate the content of one class with the content of another. These programs are open to first-year students and are “freshman friendly,” meaning they encourage new students to associate with mentors, network, and form relationships with others who share similar goals.

The First-Year Experience programs are:

Some first-year programs have GPA and other requirements or limited availability, so remind your son or daughter to apply for this experience early.

Go To First-Year Experience Programs Website