FYE: The First Year Experience at Marshall University
The First Year Experience at Marshall is compilation of activities and opportunities for our freshman students. Establishing healthy campus connections during the freshman year helps students integrate into the MU community and jumpstarts a successful academic experience.
Components of FYE
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Week of Welcome
New Student Orientation
First Year Seminar
First Year Residential Experience
FYRE is designed to facilitate student learning and academic success by providing our first year students with a supportive, caring environment. The experience enhances the first year of college through various initiatives and programs. FYRE can positively influence the student’s transition to the university, promote connections to faculty and academic resources, guide students into the sophomore year, and help gauge individual, physical, emotional wellness during these times.
Living Learning Communities
LLCs offer residents a unique opportunity, allowing them to discover resources they need to accomplish their academic goals and fostering life-long relationships with faculty, staff and other students living on the floor and at Marshall University.
Resources Available to All Marshall University Students
Tutoring Services are available to all students enrolled at Marshall University at no additional charge. Peer tutors are Marshall University students who have demonstrated expertise in the subject area(s) they tutor. Students may request a one-time appointment or recurring appointments. For additional information and the current tutoring schedule, please stop by the tutoring lab in Laidley Hall or visit the website.
The Writing Center is a free tutoring service for all Marshall students who want help with their writing. The Writing Center is located on the second floor of the Drinko Library and is staffed by graduate and undergraduate students who are trained to help at all stages of the writing process in any discipline.