The FYE program helps students successfully complete the transition from high school to college.

Office closure on June 1, 8 am - 1:30 pm

Most student services will be closed in the morning and early afternoon for an in-service training and retreat. Offices will reopen afterward. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you!

Strive for more from step one

The First-Year Experience (FYE) Program at MVC is a first-year success program. As part of the program, first-time college students taking 12 units or more receive an abundant amount of support services to ensure their academic success.

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  • A Summer Bridge program designed to jump-start your academic success, awareness of college resources and personal factors that contribute to success
  • Priority registration for the fall, winter, and spring term of the first year
  • One-on-one counseling appointments and educational planning
  • Student success peer leader support
  • Special activities and events throughout the year

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Be a recent high school graduate from the Moreno Valley or Val Verde unified school districts, Perris High School, or Orange Vista High School
  2. Have a high school diploma/GED OR have reached the age of 18 by June of the year you wish to enroll
  3. Are a new first time college students (never attended college before) and complete the college application process
  4. Participate in the MVC Summer Bridge Program and commit to be a full-time student (12-15 units) during the fall and spring semester (must enroll in English and math courses)
  5. Commit to the program and requirements for the entire year (commencing with summer term)

Become an FYE Student

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The FYE team and peer leaders are available to help answer your questions and keep you on track. Email us at, call (951) 571-6334, or hop into our virtual office if you can't visit us in-person at the Welcome Center.

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    Office Hours

    Monday: 8 am – 4 pm
    Tuesday: 8 am – 6 pm
    Wednesday: 8 am – 4 pm
    Thursday: 8 am – 4 pm
    Friday: 8 am – 4 pm

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    Theresa Pham
    Student Success Coach (Email)

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