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First Year Academy Application

Welcome to Yavapai College!

Congratulations! You are invited to participate in the First Year Academy


A program designed to support student success

Click Yes below to sign up!

Read through this form, answer "yes" or "no" and click submit at the bottom to proceed to the main YC homepage

FYA Benefits:

FYA will provide you valuable tools, resources, and support for your academic career including: FAFSA and scholarship application help, developing time management skills, improving study techniques, learning about college support resources and degree/career exploration.

If you succesfully complete STU101 and maintain eligibility in the program, you will receive the following benefits for the duration of your participation in the FYA program:

  • Early Registration - eligible to register 48 hours before all other students as classes fill up fast!
  • Tuition Freeze - After successful completion of the Spring semester, students will be able to lock in their tuition rate for the following academic year (tuition will not increase for the next Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.)

To particpate in the First Year Academy, please review the terms and conditions below, select "yes", and submit the form.

NOTE: If you do not wish to participate, please select "no" below and click submit. You will be redirected to the home page and no longer see this invitation in the future.

General requirements:
  • maintain full time (12 or more credits) student status and a 2.0 grade point average during your participation in the program
  • Complete 30 credit hours by the end of the first academic year
  • meet with my academic advisor each semester
  • Register for the appropriate English and Math according to your placement test results the first semester and every semester until your English and Math requirements are complete.
For the Fall 2018, I agree to:
  • enroll in the STU 101 course running in the Fall semester
  • complete the 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • attend one academic activity before October 1st.
    Academic activities can include such things as learning center workshops, tutoring sessions, attending instructor office hours, financial literacy workshops, career exploration activities, approved service learning activities, internships, etc.
  • attend one student engagement activity before December 1st.
    Student engagement activities can include such things as, attending a club meeting (in person and/or online), attending a movie night, attending club rush, attending YC resource days, attending open gym activities, participate in spirit days, participate in YC's 50th anniversary events, etc.

For the Spring 2019 semester, I agree to:
  • complete one academic activity
  • complete one student engagement activity
  • complete the YC Foundation scholarship application by March 1, 2019
  • complete 30 credits in the first academic year to be eligible to continue in the FYA program

Which campus do you primarily attend?

Please select from the drop-down menu below to indicate if you are interested in participating in the First Year Academy

By clicking on "Yes" below, I accept the terms of participation above and understand that, if I do not meet the above criteria at any point, I will be removed from the program

By clicking "No", I am electing to not participate in the FYA program.

Verify your response:

Type: Yavapai into the box above