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First Year Experience

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The SCC first-year experience program encourages academic achievement, social integration, and personal success with the assistance of a strong support network of peers, staff, and faculty. The first-year experience program is open to all entering students graduating from high school June 2021. 

You'll begin SUCCEED@City by joining us at the Summer Bridge program. 

Get Started

To enter into the SUCCEED@City First Year Experience Program, you'll need to follow these 3 steps:


  • Guaranteed courses for the first year including a freshman seminar
  • Personalized success team
  • Free tuition for the first 2 years
  • Bookstore voucher

What You Will Learn

You will learn how to:

  • Navigate college
  • Identify where to seek help
  • Build a network of peers, staff, and faculty
  • Achieve your education goal
  • Balance your time
  • Manage stress

Your Success Team

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You are not alone. Each first-year experience student will have a dedicated success team that includes a:

  • Counselor
  • Success Coach
  • First Year Seminar Instructor
  • Peer Mentor

Your support team will help you identify a major, stay on track, connect you with resources, and reach your graduation or transfer goal.