First Year Experience at RRCC


What is First Year Experience?

First Year Experience (FYE) is a set of programs, events, services & people that support students in their first year of college to help them be more successful both academically and personally during their transition into college.

Stop by an FYE Event

FYE Spring Workshops

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Am I a first year student?

You are considered a first year student through your first full fall, spring, and summer semesters at Red Rocks Community College.

How can I get involved?

  • Register for a class that has been designated as a FYE course.
    • These courses provide students who are new to the college environment with information that will help them be successful in their career as a student. This includes in depth information on campus resources, time management, career planning, study skills and more. Speak to an academic advisor to determine which FYE course may fit into your schedule.

Orientation at Red Rocks Community College

The Red Rocks Community College student orientation is offered in on campus and online formats. Orientation is MANDATORY for all new students and for all students returning to RRRCC following a break of a year or more. It is designed to help students successfully navigate their college experience and will cover important topics such as programs of study, paying for college, student support and success services, and class registration. You can access the online orientation at:

Important Resources for New Students