The 2022 conference has concluded.
42nd Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience
When: February 3-6, 2023 (in-person) & February 20-23, 2023 (virtual)
Where: Los Angeles, California | Virtual
Sponsored by: National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition University of South Carolina
Please note: The VIRTUAL Conference will offer access to the recorded General Sessions with Live Q&A and a concentrated offering of live sessions hosted during the Virtual Conference dates. The sessions offered during the Virtual Conference will be determined based on what is received during our Call for Proposals and will not necessarily be identical in number or scope when compared to our in-person conference offerings.
The Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience is designed to provide educators from every segment of higher education a comfortable, welcoming environment to share innovative ideas, programs, tools, and research critical to the learning, development, and success of first-year college students. The conference aims to promote a comprehensive and engaging community open to a diversity of ideas, in which all delegates are given the opportunity and resources to grow personally and professionally. The conference welcomes graduate and undergraduate students, encouraging them to deepen their knowledge of the academic communities of which they are a part.
Conference Undergraduate Student Fellowships
The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition is offering five undergraduate student fellowships that will cover the registration fee for the Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Contact the conference staff at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. The application window for the 2023 conference will open in Summer 2022.