First Year Experience

Helping You Navigate Your 1st Year!


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.


First-Year Experience Awards 2024

The 2nd annual FYE Awards will take place April 17, 2024 in Humanities. This awards show celebrates all things freshmen. From performances to recipients, first year students will have the chance to be recognized for their achievements, talents, and other accolades. See who will rock the red carpets and bring home the gold this year! 

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Meet The FYVE.                                                     

Important Dates

  • March 26 Registration opens
  • April 17 FYE Awards
  • April 27 Registration closes for Summer 2024 


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