First-Year Student Programs

If you are an incoming first-year student, these various programs will help you in navigating the beginning of your Dominican Experience.

MASTERING COLLEGE - EDUCATION 1000 (1.0 UNIT)

Transition to college with the guidance and support from professional and student mentors. Explore all your possibilities at Dominican and beyond. Develop internal and external resources.

PEER MENTOR PROGRAM

Peer Mentorship is a proven model of successful student support. Explore this program if you are an incoming first-year student or would like to consider becoming a Peer Mentor!

FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE (FYE) BIG HISTORY

Learn about our first-year program for incoming freshmen (full time undergraduate day students transferring in 15 college units or less).

GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) REQUIREMENTS

Our diverse General Education program is the foundation of your Liberal Arts degree here at Dominican.  

ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA FIRST-YEAR STUDENT HONOR SOCIETY

Full time first-year undergraduate day students who meet at least a 3.5 (or higher) GPA in their first semester AND are also in the top 20% of their entering class, may qualify to be inducted into our Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.