The First Year Experience is a year-long college program focused on providing first-year students with the services and support needed to successfully transition to Mesa Community College.
First Year Experience students are placed into cohorts designed to enrich and support their learning experience. Students will take first year composition and/or college-level elective courses with their learning community.
Students will receive a scholarship to apply toward one Summer 2019 and/or Fall 2019 cohort course.
Leadership development and community engagement
Embedded Math Boot Camps and access to Writing Boot Camp
Assistance with major/career exploration and the university transfer process
Financial Aid navigation and individualized educational planning
Familiarity with the MCC campus, students services, and resources
Academic enrichment, career and social activities throughout the year
Opportunities to meet new people and form lasting friendships
Who can apply?
Recent graduates of Mesa Public Schools
First-generation college student and/or placing into foundational coursework
|Southern & Dobson||Red Mountain|
|Mandatory Orientation||June 25, 2019||August 14 and 15, 2019
(Must attend both days)
|Summer School||July 1 - August 1, 2019|
|Fall Start||August 19, 2019||August 19, 2019|
The application is available from your MPS/MCC college advisor at your high school. Please submit completed applications to your college advisor or to Melissa Carpenter (LB 11 - Room: LB171; firstname.lastname@example.org).