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Frist Year Experience (FYE)

FYE- First Year Eperience

The First Year Experience takes place during the first-year, or freshman year, of college and it is dedicated to equipping Nepantla students with skills, tools, and knowledge that continues to support their transition to Nevada State.

#TeamNepantla students who successfully completed the Summer Bridge will be enrolled in the following courses their first year at Nevada State

ENG 102: Composition II

Exploration of essay forms with particular attention to interpretation and argument; emphasis on analytical reading and writing, critical thinking, and research methodologies.

COM 110: Power, Culture, & Society

A theme-based class that employs participatory learning, media analysis, and collaborative projects to examine the way power influences contemporary social interactions.

Student Benefits of the First-Year Experience



  • Meet with the Nepantla staff to discuss financial aid and scholarship exploration.
  • Meet one-on-one with Nepantla Director for advising and academics.
  • Meet one-on-one with #NepantlaPeerEducators to further mentorship and involvement on campus.
  • Continue to develop relationships with faculty.
  • Participate in Nepantla events to further cultivate a sense of belonging and community.
  • Contribute to overall Nepantla support by interacting with previous cohorts.