Programs & Events

Help students optimize their first year experience and learn from colleagues across departments!

Keynote speaker address IU faculty and staff.

For Faculty and Staff

FYE Conference

The 2018 First Year Experience Conference, 158 Days: Inspiring Students to Succeedprovides a myriad of opportunities to learn about various institutional programs and resources which enhance the first year experience of our students and positively impact student retention. Faculty and staff have access to professional development and networking opportunities with colleagues from numerous units throughout campus. The 2018 FYE Conference is on Tuesday, April 3 in the Indiana Memorial Union.

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  • Conference Schedule


    Conference Check-in


    Welcome and Keynote 


    Interest Session 1


    Interest Session 2




    Interest Session 3


    Interest Session 4

  • Keynote Speakers

    Keynote Speakers:

  • Conference Fee

    The FYE Conference fee is $25.

    Please note that personal checks will be accepted to cover registration fees paid by individuals during the conference check-in process. Please make personal checks payable to: Indiana University. 

    The departments listed below will cover this fee for specified staff. Please contact your appropriate committee member to check if your fee will be subsidized.

    • Athletics

    • Residential Programs and Services

    • Office of Enrollment Management (FYE will cover)

    • University Division for advisors

    • College of Arts and Sciences Advising

    • Mentoring Services and Leadership Development

    We request that all participants, including presenters, register to attend the event. If you are presenting at the conference, your registration fee will be waived.

  • Conference Committee

    Chris Geary, Recreational Sports

    Lloyd Graham, Residential Life

    Sara Ivey Lucas, Division of Student Affairs

    Tracey Metivier, Univesity Division

    Sharr Pechac, Division of Student Affairs

    Patrick Smith, Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development

    Kate Emblom, College of Arts and Sciences

    Lisa Winters, Athletics

    Samuel Young, Groups Scholars Program.