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First Year Experience

FYE Orientation Handbook
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Download our FYE Handbook for New Student Orientation!

First Year Experience

Welcome to YOUR First Year Experience at Washburn University!

FYE Student Group

There is nothing else like the experience of your first year of college! Washburn University wants to help you make the most of it.

FYE Mission

First Year Experience supports the academic, social and personal transitions of all first-year students. Through collaborative efforts with faculty, staff and peer educators, we empower and support first-year students by providing intentional courses, programs and services that promote success and persistence in college. The Washburn FYE program seeks to help students begin the process of becoming information literate to promote student success in the Information Age.

FYE Zombie Apocalypse Survival Debate

FYE Scholars - Learn More!

Mabee Library
Mabee Library

Mabee Library hosts a coffee shop, tutoring services and access to the people and information materials that are central to success in the Information Age.

iREAD
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The iREAD Program encourages a common reading experience and involvement for students across campus.