First Year Experience

Helping You Navigate Your 1st Year!


Welcome TSU27!

The Office of First Year Experience is a place for all first-time freshmen on the campus of Tennessee State University. We belieive that student engagement is a key component of student success so we offer programs, events, and intiatives catered to the unique needs of freshmen. Follow us on social media @TSUFresh and visit us in the Student Success Center Suite 103. 


First, Who is Considered a First-Year Student at TSU?

First-year students at TSU are students who have never attended college before or have less than 12 transferable credit hours, and have a high school diploma or GED. First-year students are new college students pursuing an undergraduate degree.

Meet The FYVE.                                                     

Important Dates

New Student Orientation Session 7

Had a busy summer? Make sure to register and attend the final NSO on August 15, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Freshman Welcome Week

Freshman Welcome Week is the official introduction to life on campus for all first year students! TSU 27 get ready for the ultimate first year experience with Dreamville TSU.

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