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How to Register

First-Year Experience course options are available during the fall and spring semesters. During orientation you will meet with an Advisor.  At that time you will add FYE and your other courses to your schedule. You can always enroll or make changes to your FYE using MyCharleston.

If you have questions about the First-Year Experience, please contact us at: fye@cofc.edu or 843.953.2153

To Look Up FYE Courses:

Use the Advanced Search Look Up in MyCharleston.

Find the Subject " First-Year Exp Synthesis Sem"

Click "Class Search"

MyCharleston FYE Registration tips:

 

First-Year Seminar: To register for a FYSE course, look up “First-Year Seminar” as a subject and find the one that interests you.  Click the box to the left of the course and click “Add to Worksheet” at the bottom of the page.  On the new page that comes up, the Drop/Add page, click “Class Search” at the bottom and search for First-Year Synthesis Seminar (FYSS).  Find the FYSS that has the same title as your FYSE, check the box to the left and click “Add to Worksheet” again.  On the Drop/Add page that you are directed to click “Submit Changes” and you will be added to your FYE courses.

 

Learning Community: To register for a LC, look up each course individually.  Use the FYE Website for direction on which courses are part of the LC and search in the Subject box using each course’s subject.  When looking for a particular course, the title of the course will begin with LC#:.  The FYSS will have the title of the LC including the LC number. (e.g. LC 6: Society and the Individual (FYSS), LC 6: Introduction to Sociology (SOCY 101), and LC 6: Introduction to Academic Writing (ENGL 110))

 

  • Search for the First-Year Synthesis Seminar (FYSS) and find the FYSS that has the same title as your LC. Check the box to the left of the course and click “Add to Worksheet” at the bottom of the page, the five-digit CRN will appear in a box at the bottom of the Drop/Add page you are directed to.  Note: Some FYE courses have 2 FYSS times so make sure you pick the time that works best for you and your schedule.
  • Search for the first course and check the box to the left of the course and click “Add to Worksheet” at the bottom of the page, the five-digit CRN will appear in a box at the bottom of the Drop/Add page you are directed to. 
  • Search for the second course and check the box to the left of the course and click “Add to Worksheet” at the bottom of the page, the five-digit CRN will appear in a box at the bottom of the Drop/Add page you are directed to.
  • Follow the directions above until you have all three parts of the Learning Community. When all three CRNs of the LC are located in the boxes on the Drop/Add page click “Submit Changes” and you will be added to the courses.

 

Troubleshooting: If an error message pops up or you are having trouble with registering for an FYE contact FYE at fye@cofc.edu or 843-953-2153 for assistance.