First Year Experience

Congratulations on your acceptance to ASU!

Welcome to the Office of First  and Second Year Experience (FSYE), where our top focus is ensuring the smoothest possible transition to college life for ASU's incoming freshmen students.


It's All About the First Year Experience!

Whether you are coming to ASU from thousands of miles away or from across town, whether you are a first-generation college student or you hail from a long line of college graduates, whether you're a little nervous about starting college or you're ready to dive in full throttle, our goal is to help you create a memorable, meaningful and enjoyable First Year Experience.

Our Mission

The Office of First and Second Year Experience exists to support the transition of new students to Alabama State University. OFYPS will expose, engage and empower students by providing them with resources, services and activities to strengthen them academically, personally and socially, thus resulting in a successful collegiate experience and developing them as lifelong learners.

Our Goals

  • Encourage students to engage socially in activities and services provided on campus

  • Empower students with skills and abilities that enhance them academically

  • Expose students to information about campus resources and opportunities available

  • Assist new students in a successful transition and to promote academic success

  • Foster collaboration/partnership with various entities to enhance the FSYE


Passport to Purpose

The mission of the Passport to Purpose program is to encourage campus, community, cultural and professional involvement...great way to attend activities, learn about campus resources and  get paid...as students embark on their journey to lifelong purpose...
BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY!

with a $9,000 Scholarship Opportunity! All First-Time Freshmen Regardless of High School GPA and ACT/SAT Scores are Eligible!

RECEIVE A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION!                                                                                                                                                    Maintain a 2.5 GPA your freshman year to receive the first $3,000.

BUILD CONNECTIONS!                                                                                                                                                                                    Support of world-class faculty, community of students, Hornet Nation etc to grow and succeed.

EARN YOUR STAMPS                                                                                                                                                                                    Collect invaluable experiences along the way that lead to personal growth, cultural awareness, academic success...

Click here to View Passport to Purpose Guide


Get Ready to Experience the College Life

One of the best parts of your college experience will be getting out, meeting new friends and attending the many campus events designed to broaden your social, cultural and academic horizons.

Here's a glimpse at just a few of the fun activities we have in store for you during your First Year Experience: 

Ports to Call

 

Academic Advisement

334.229.4149

ACES

334.229.5403

Admissions

334.229.4291

Bookstore

334.229.4143

Campus Police

334.229.4400

Cashier

334.229.4195

Counseling Center

334.229.4382

Disability Services

334.229.5134

Financial Aid

334.229.4323

Housing

334.229.4357

ID Station

334.229.4751

International Affairs

334.229.4713

Library (LWLC)

334.229.4106

Records and Registration

334.229.4243

Student Accounts

334.229.4218

Student Affairs

334.229.4241

Veterans Affairs

334.229.4991