Office of Student Success, Equity and Innovation

First Year Experience Outcomes


First Year Experience Mission

To support the university’s efforts to increase undergraduate retention and academic success by providing programs that facilitate the students’ transition to the university through experiences that outline the university’s academic expectations, support services, social resources and opportunities. 

First Year Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) as of Summer 2023

FYE courses at CPP aim to orient students to the university and set them up for college and career success. Courses designated as FYE at CPP are designed to achieve four student learning outcomes (SLOs):

  1. Students will use information resources appropriately for professional and/or personal success. 
  2. Students will engage in campus opportunities for personal development. 
  3. Students will identify various academic and career paths. 
  4. Students will engage in a learn-by-doing experience to develop transferrable skills.