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!
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The First Year Experience is led by McDaniel’s First Year Team:
First Stop Office
The New Student Orientation and McDaniel Local events assist you in the transition to McDaniel, both academically and socially.
Advising, choosing classes and connecting to a faculty member at McDaniel are important pieces of your first year on the Hill!
First Year Seminars and Transfer Student Seminars are innovative topical and thematic courses on a range of subjects that provide an introduction to the liberal arts and an academic transition to college.
Student Support Network connects you with academic offices, student life, and campus resources.
Haven and AlcoholEdu is an interactive, online program designed to inform students about how alcohol affects the body, mind, perceptions, and behaviors.