Signature Programs

FYE offers a number of other programs that promote student success during their first year and beyond. Bengal Book Group, Bengals Beyond the Bayou, Commuter Programs, Seaux Stressed, Fall Harvest and First Fridays are all part of our signature programs.



#CelebrateFirstGen Week

National First Gen Day is November 8th, however LSU is celebrating all our students who are the first in their family to attend college for the entire week from Monday, November 5 – Friday, November 9!  Join FYE and our campus partners as we explore what it means to be a proud first gen student, participate in various programs, celebrate your journey, and engage with resources to help you be successful. If you are a faculty or staff interested in participating get us your information and we will reach out to you soon.

Strategy Session Workshops

Student Strategy Sessions

In addition to the 1:1 Strategy Sessions, FYE offers 45 minute Strategies to Success Workshops for small groups of students to connect with each other, reflect on their goals, develop strategies to achieve success, and create an individualized development plan.


Learn more about specific Strategy Session events here.




First Friday

First Fridays

Join us for the first Friday of each month in Coates Hall for breakfast. Chat with the FYE staff about your semester and share with us about your LSU experience. We're here to help answer any questions you may have.

Learn more about specific First Friday details here



Taste of Home

Missing that favorite hometown dish, tell us and you may see it on the menu in the Dining Halls!

Seaux Stressed

Get your mind off of midterms and unwind with FYE. Join us Thursday, October 11 in the LSU Student Union for a relaxing event. We'll help you de-stress and connect you with the academic resources you'll need to succeed.


Fall Harvest

Fall Harvest

On Wednesday, October 31 LSU Student Union - Center Lobby 12-3 pm - FYE celebrates all of the best things about fall with students' favorite fall activities. Students can enjoy an Halloween movie, pumpkin painting, haunted houses and more!