First Year Experience
What We Do
The First Year Experience Team understands that a student’s first year of college is a time to build, develop, and discover. We provide resources and programming to guide you on your path to success. Our year begins with Tiger Nation Family Day, an official induction to the St. Philip’s College Tiger Family and concludes with an End of First Year Banquet, a time for students to celebrate the completion of their first year in college and all of their accomplishments.
Students seeking additional support, can apply to participate in the First Year Experience Program which offers one-on-one guidance, peer mentoring, exclusive academic success workshops, and access to learning community courses.
Aplications for the 2023/2024 academic year are now closed.
Semester Options Before You Register
It is a tradition at SPC for new students and their families to visit the campus before the first day of class for Tiger Nation Family Day. It is designed to introduce students to college leadership, highlight college programs, and services, motivate students to make a successful transition to college life, and orient students to the campus.
Spring 2024 Tiger Nation Family Day will be held on January 12, 2024, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Hours of Operations and Calendar of Upcoming Events
Hours of Operation
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Get a Campus Job
There are many benefits to having a campus job, including a schedule that accommodates your classes and building relationships with faculty, staff, and other students. Please complete the application at the following link:
Want to talk to someone who is currently in your shoes? Please feel free to reach out to one of our Peer Mentors for support. Our Peer Mentors are students just like you who are here to support you in your journey and help answer questions. As they are currently attending SPC, they can give you some helpful insights and tips for success.
FYE End of Year Banquet
Congratulations to all our FYE students on nearing the end of your first year in college! We celebrated this milestone by hosting a banquet in their honor.
AlamoPROMISE Student Highlight
Do you know an outstanding AlamoPROMISE Scholar? Nominate them to be recognized as the AlamoPROMISE Student of the Month at one of our Board of Trustees Meetings.