Dominguez Hills First-Year Experience

Welcome New Toros!

Welcome to the Dominguez Hills First Year Experience! We are excited to have you begin towards earning your degree at CSUDH! The Dominguez Hills First Year Experience gives you the complete package if you want to be successful at CSUDH!

What is Dominguez Hills First Year Experience (DHFYE)?

DHFYE is a collaborative effort across campus to meet the needs of all first-year students - whether you are a first-time student beginning your undergraduate journey, or a transfer student to CSUDH!

As part of the DHFYE program, students have access to a network comprised of numerous support systems that work collaboratively with their advising home to provide a foundation of support.

Check out the video to learn a bit more about other First Year Toro experiences getting started!

Where are here to help you succeed at CSUDH!

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation program is committed to ensuring that the incoming class of students will receive an onboarding experience that prepares them well for their first term as new Toros. Login to Blackboard for more information.

Summer Transition

Summer Transition

Programming to get you connected to faculty, advisors and students while advising serves as your home base for any questions you have or assistance you need. Visit the Summer Transition Program.

First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar

Our First-Year Seminars (FYS) UNV 101: Fall 2020. Offered during the fall and spring semesters, the seminars cover a wide variety of fascinating topics. DHFYE Summer 2020 Students engage in a 6-week course conducted as a first-year seminar offering a wide range of choices to engage in a topic close to your area of study and/or interests. 

 Academic Support

Academic Support

A variety of academic support is provided by Toro Learning & Testing Center (TLTC). Appointment and tutoring schedule available on the site. Tutoring will be provided though NetTutor. Supplemental Instruction (SI) are peer-led seminars in which students have the opportunity to discuss course material and develop organizational tools and study skills to prepare for exams. Participation is voluntary, but all students are encouraged to attend SI sessions. Students with varying levels of academic preparedness participate in and benefit from SI.