Your First Year Experience

The First Year Program at McDaniel has many levels of support for you and your family as a new first-year student or first-year transfer student. Take this chance to explore all the great components of the FYE at McDaniel and all the wonderful opportunities that lie ahead for your adventure!

When you are done checking out the overall program, click on the image below that reflects YOU as the newest member of the McDaniel community!

Contact us!

The First Year Experience is led by McDaniel’s First Year Team.

Dr. Karen Violanti (Associate Dean for First Year Students)
Christine Workman (Director, Office of Student Engagement)
Dr. Rebecca Carpenter (Director, First Year Seminar (FYS) & Transfer Student Seminar (TSS) Programs)
Dr. Deb Lemke (Assistant Director, First Year Seminar (FYS) & Transfer Student Seminar (TSS) Programs)
Erin Giles (Coordinator of First Year Programs) Email Contact: firstyearteam@mcdaniel.edu
Phone Contact: 410-857-2790