First Year Experience

UW-Superior campus view toward Yellowjacket Union

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Superior!

We're excited you chose to come to UW-Superior, and we hope your time here will be both an educational and positive experience. As a new student, at times you may feel overwhelmed or lost until you become familiar with the campus. The First Year Experience (FYE) office and staff are here to assist you. We encourage you to participate in the variety of courses, programs and activities provided through our office. Please feel free to visit our office in the Yellowjacket Union 230.


First Year Experience exists to support a diverse group of students in their academic and social transition into the university by fostering community building, personal growth, and life-long learning through a variety of beneficial courses, programs and services.

Learning Outcomes

Through active participation in the First Year Experience, students will be able to:

  • Identify meaningful connections they have made with faculty, staff, and peers.
  • Understand and articulate their responsibility to engage academically and socially.
  • Identify and locate resources that are available within the university, local and global communities to support their academic goals.