First Year Connections
Tony Rand Student Center (TRSC), Room 4, 2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 5:00PM

What is First Year Connections?

You’ve indicated on your admission’s application that you will be the first generation in your family to earn a College degree!

First Year Connections at FTCC helps students succeed in the classroom. Since the college environment is so different from high school, plus comes with a new set of standards, many students are surprised at the adjustment; new skills are often required, too. We can get you there quickly!

A Great Resource for First Year - First Generation College Students

What can First Year Connections do for you?

In addition to academic support, First Year Connections offers a variety of fun & exciting activities, potential for leadership positions and opportunities to make lifelong friends.

First Year Connections offers resources to help you adjust to college & excel during your college experience.

Benefits for First Year Connections Students

  • Enjoy the student lounge
  • Interact with faculty members
  • Enjoy monthly socials
  • Participate in workshops & listen to guest speakers
  • Enjoy study skills & time management training
  • Participate in community service as a group

Visit the Student Connection Center!

Do you need login help, assistance with self-registration for curriculum classes or just a place to get answers to questions you have about FTCC?

Stop by the Student Connection Center!
  • Located in the Tony Rand Student Center
  • Room 4
  • Hours of operation: Monday – Friday; 8:00AM to 5:00PM
    • Tuesdays opened until 7:00PM

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Additional Information

  • Student in First Year Connections have a higher retention rate than those who are not in First Year connections
  • First Year Connections students represent a diverse group, with students from many different backgrounds, cultures, areas & majors
  • First Year Connections provides a unique pathway to help students network & become involved in various College activities

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