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.

Bengal Bound is here...the official Welcome Week of LSU! 

Bengal Bound 2016


Be sure to check out these upcoming FYE events on the Bengal Bound schedule and later in the semester. We look forward to seeing you!


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...
August 31
Meet with FYE staff as we welcome you to your first weeks at LSU. Learn about all of the upcoming events for the year as well as other resources available to you on campus. Free lunch and other give-a-ways while supplies...
August 31
Join the Non-Traditional Student Organization for a night of family fun with your favorite board games. Students who are also parents can bring their children and dinner will be served. Sponsor: Non-Traditional Student...
September 2
The First Friday of every month FYE welcomes students to Johnston Hall to share their LSU experiences with other students, provide free food and hand out giveaways. 

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