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We know that adjusting to college life can be difficult. To help with the transition, First-Year Experience (FYE) is a program that offers a one-credit class to help you successfully navigate through your first semester. By enrolling in USD 101 or an FYE seminar, you'll be part of exciting classes, personal support networks, and will make connections to faculty, staff and other students. These opportunities help you succeed academically and socially during your first year of college.

USD 101

This collection of courses will help you make connections with USD faculty, staff and other students in addition to gaining useful time management and campus resources. USD 101 is one of the engaging First-Year Experience courses designed to help you discover new interests during your first year on campus.

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FYE Seminars

FYE seminar courses are designed specifically for first-year students at USD. With topics ranging from art to dental professions to connecting cultures, you will find the seminar topic to spark your interest and ignite your First-Year Experience.

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