First Year Experience

Make the most of your first year with FYE programming & strategy sessions.
Your first year is a critical part of your college experience. FYE has the resources and programs you need to define yourself.
Commuter Student Programs
Learn the resources you need to make the commute to campus an easier one, connect with other commuter students and FYE resources.
Bengal Bound
Bengal Bound is the official welcome week of LSU with more than 70 events spanning over two weeks to connect you with campus resources and to welcome you home.
Request a Peer Mentor
Nobody knows how to do LSU better than a current LSU student. Request a peer mentor for your first year today!

About FYE

FYE provides the resources and support students need to make their first year at LSU an unforgettable experience. Check out our programs and events to see how you can get involved.

Save the date for Bengal Bound, the official Welcome Week of LSU

Bengal Bound 2016


August 19
Bengals Beyond the Bayou kicks off fall programming with a jambalaya dinner for out-of- state students and their friends. If you're not from Louisiana, come enjoy a taste of Cajun cuisine, meet other incoming students, and...
August 20
Come join FYE for a roaring good time in Tiger Stadium with your fellow classmates of 2020. You will be welcomed into Tiger Stadium and will form the letters "LSU" for a picture. Join us after for food and freebies. Don't...
August 22
Have questions or need directions? LSU Bengal Bound Leaders will be on hand to help you. Sponsored by: First Year Experience 
August 25
Transfer students will have an opportunity to meet representatives from Tau Sigma, T3 mentors and the Non-Traditional Student Organization during the first week of class and find out about upcoming TSP events Sponsored by:...
August 29
If you love reading or are just looking for a way to meet other students, then Bengal Book Group is for you. Come to this informational meeting to see how you can join, vote on the books you want to read and the days you...