Second Year Experience


The Second Year Experience Program is designed for underrepresented second-year students to conduct a deeper self-exploration of their identity, values, and life goals. The program assists students in expanding their professional network, receiving mentorship guidance in their career path, and keeping them accountable for their goals.

Benefits

Students in the Second Year Experience Program will gain mentorship support in achieving their academic, career, health & wellness, and scholarship/financial goals. Through engaging in cohort meetings and networking opportunities with alumni professionals’ students will design their strategic graduation life plan.

  • Network with graduates and alumni
  • Network with upperclassmen
  • Support planning to achieve life goals
  • Preparing for a career path
  • Self-exploration of identity, values, and life goals
  • Safe space for cultural expression
  • Career readiness

Program Requirements

  • Attend Sophomore Welcome Back Orientation (August)
  • Meet monthly for Second Year Experience cohort meetings
  • Attend mentorship meetings with advisor
  • Attend weekend camping trip to a national park (Spring) ← Learn about our trip in 2019!
  • Complete Graduation Life Plan (Complete throughout the Year)
  • Attend Chatting with a Professional (Optional)
  • Attend Chatting with an Upperclassman (Optional)
  • Join the Famtorship for Social Justice Program (Optional)

Apply to the SYE x Transfer Collaboration

Track One: 1 Semester

Requirements
  • Join the Famtorship for Social Justice Program
  • Attend Monthly Cohort Meetings in Spring Semester (Jan-April)
  • Attend Mentorship Meetings with Advisor in Spring Semester
  • Attend Chatting with a Professional Gatherings (Optional)
  • Attend Chatting with Upperclassmen Gathering (Optional)

Track Two: 2 Semesters

Requirements
  • Attend Sophomore Welcome Back Orientation (August)
  • Meet monthly for Second Year Experience Cohort Meetings (Sept – April)
  • Attend mentorship meetings with advisor
  • Complete Graduation Life Plan (Complete throughout the Year)
  • Join the Famtorship for Social Justice Program (Mentorship Program with a Professional, Sept-April)
  • Attend Weekend Camping Trip to a National Park (Optional)
  • Attend Chatting with a Professional Gatherings (Optional)