First Year Experience (FYE)

First Year Experience program.

What is the First Year Experience (FYE) Program?

  • Designed to equip students to be more successful throughout their first year of college by helping students gain skills that will help them thrive in their transition from high school to college.

What is the FYE 105 course?

  • A 3 credit hour, fully transferable elective course offered during the fall and spring semesters for incoming students. 

How will the FYE 105 course help you?

  • Learn about campus resources
  • Improve your study and note-taking skills
  • Get help planning for academic and career success
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Self-improvement exercises and seminars
  • Much, much more!

Do I have to be enrolled in the FYE 105 course to be part of this program?

  • No! All students are more than welcome to stop by “The Lift” Lounge anytime to meet with the FYE success coaches, attend a workshop, pick up breakfast and/or lunch, etc.

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 FYE News and Events

WOW!  Week Of Welcome Community Event / August 14~17

The entire community is invited to the Week Of Welcome (WOW) event this August.  There will be lots of good food, live music, treasure hunts, cornhole tournaments, just a lot of fun for all ages, come and share the day with us!

Download the flyer for more information...


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FYE Success Coaches

We are here to help you with any academic, career, and/or personal needs!

Amber Phillips / Success Coach
First Year Experience Program
KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
ATB 1st Floor Room 157-C2 
600 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8587 or Toll Free: (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68587
Fax: (270) 769-0736
Susan Cooper / Success Coach
First Year Experience Program
KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
ATB 1st Floor Room 157-C1
600 College Street Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
270) 706-8564 or Toll Free: (877) 246-2322, Ext. 68564
Fax: (270) 769-0736