First Year Experience (FYE) - Nevada State College

First Year Experience (FYE)

The First Year Experience takes place during the first-year, or freshman year, of college and it is dedicated to equipping Nepantla students with skills, tools, and knowledge that continues to support their transition to NSC.

#TeamNepantla students who successfully completed the Summer Bridge will be enrolled in the following courses their first year at NSC:

Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies.

A theme-based class that employs participatory learning, media analysis, and collaborative projects to examine the way power influences contemporary social interactions.

Student benefits of the First-Year Experience:

  • Meet with the Nepantla staff to discuss financial aid and scholarship exploration.
  • Meet one-on-one with Nepantla Director for advising and academics.
  • Meet one-on-one with #NepantlaPeerEducators to further mentorship and involvement on campus.
  • Continue to develop relationships with faculty.
  • Participate in Nepantla events to further cultivate a sense of belonging and community.
  • Contribute to overall Nepantla support by interacting with previous cohorts.
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