First Year Forward
First Year Forward (FYF) is a program specially designed for recent high school graduates going to college for the first time. This is an exciting time in your life and we at MiraCosta College are here to help make the experience a smooth transition to ensure you are successful. Whether your goal is to transfer to a four-year college/university or to gain skills to enter the workforce, there are a variety of opportunities for you to achieve whatever goal you may have.
Steps to Get Started
Complete a MiraCosta Application
Complete a FAFSA or California DREAM Act Application by May 11th
Complete Assessments at your high school or at MiraCosta
Complete online Orientation & Advisement
Enroll in COUN 100 for Fall 2018 designated for FYF in May, 2018
Submit the MiraCosta Promise Commitment Contract in July, 2018 (SURF under To Do List)
First Year Forward is offered to graduates of the Oceanside, Carlsbad and San Dieguito School Districts. To ensure your participation in First Year Forward please make sure to follow the steps to get started at MiraCosta College.