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First-Year Experience

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Q. Am I eligible for the First-Year Experience Program (FYE)?

Applicants must be considered incoming freshmen with less than 15 units* earned prior to starting in the fall, and meet ONE of the following Palomar Admissions requirements:

  • Graduated or will be graduating from an accredited high school
  • OR Passed the California High School Proficiency
  • OR Non-high school graduate 18 years of age or older

*Units earned through dual/concurrent enrollment while in high school will not impact a student’s FYE eligibility

Q. Where can I find the online FYE application?

The online application can be found on your Palomar College eServices (located on the lower right side of your Student Center screen). Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis so we encourage you to apply early.

Click for Instructions on How To Apply to FYE 18-19

Q. What is the deadline to apply?

March 2, 2018

Q. What if I encounter technical difficulties or I do not see the FYE application link on my eServices?

If you have any questions about the FYE application or do not see the FYE Application link on your Student Center page located on your eServices account, please contact our office at 760-744-1150, ext. 3931.

Q. Is there anything I need to do after I have submitted my FYE application?

After you have submitted your FYE application, please be sure to continue to check your Palomar College email. FYE will contact you with information on upcoming events and activities. Click here for instructions on how to access your student email.

Q. Now that I have applied to FYE, what is next?

Click here to download the FYE Next Steps Flyer


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