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First Year Experience at ARC

The First Year Experience (FYE) program is here for YOU to ensure that every first-time-in-college student has access to the people, programs, and opportunities necessary for success.

First Year Experience (FYE) program

New ARC Students:

Please watch the following orientation video prior to meeting with your Counselor to ensure you have all pertinent information going into your appointment. Once completed, please take one of the following next steps:

  • Contact General Counseling at (916) 484-8572 to schedule a counseling appointment or a drop-in counseling appointment or schedule your appointment here
  • Connect with your HomeBase to get support with registering for classes and preparing for the semester.

In the FYE program, you have a success team comprised of:

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  • Coaches
  • Counselors
  • Peer Mentors
  • Faculty Liaisons

They meet you where you are as you work toward completing your goals.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) HomeBase

Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)

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Satyndahl Gilreath Profile Photo

Manufacturing, Construction, and Transportation (MCT) HomeBase

Manufacturing, Construction, and Transportation (MCT) HomeBase

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Anastasiya Svyatoshchik

ARTS HomeBase

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Select to Visit

Profile Photo Brenda-Osorio-Vallejo

Language & People HomeBase

Language & People

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Shelvina Singh

Business HomeBase

Business HomeBase

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Health & Service HomeBase

Health & Service HomeBase

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Tim Reilly

Next Steps?



For on ground assistance from the First Year Experience Program check location and hours with your Homebase (see location below):


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