Mission of AFYE
AFYE provides opportunities for faculty, staff, and first-year students (including freshmen and new transfer students) to link curricular learning with co-curricular learning in ways that help new students make a successful transition to the University.
Programs of AFYE
The Freshman Celebration: annual fall exhibit of academic projects completed by students enrolled in University 100 and other Freshman Connection classes
The Freshman Connection: learning communities for first-semester freshmen (offered in summer as part of the Student Athlete Summer Success Program)
The Freshman Faculty Series: workshops and other events of particular interest to faculty and staff who work extensively with first-year students at CSUN. Includes an Archive of materials from past events and a downloadable library list (.xls) of books, DVDs, and videos available to faculty and staff for check-out from the AFYE office
University 100 (the Freshman Seminar): a three-unit, letter-graded General Education class for freshmen (offered in summer, fall, and spring). If you are interested in teaching UNIV 100, see http://www.csun.edu/undergraduate-studies/university-100/faculty
New Transfer Students: webpage and upper-division GE classes for new transfer students
Resources of AFYE
The AFYE Library; this collection of books focuses on first-year student success (including first-year transfer students. The books are available for check-out by CSUN faculty and staff in SH 422 (Undergraduate Studies on the Roof).
The AFYE email list: CSUN faculty and staff who would like to receive email notification of events (such as book discussions, Convocation, the Freshman Celebration, relevant workshops) are invited to sign up for the AFYE email list. Signing up requires you to provide your name and your email address. (Leaving the list is even easier: just click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any email in the series.)