FYE Events

The goal of FYE is to introduce students to the expectations of higher education and empower them to discover their academic and personal goals.
Events for FYE Students are:


Pirate Fridays

lncoming Ventura College students can sign up for one (1) of any of the following dates to attend Pirate Fridays using the links below. Capacity will be capped out at 70 students per Friday session. Interested students must complete a VC application prior to completing the RSVP.  Pirate Fridays sessions will be from 8:30am to 11:00am. If you have any questions, please contact the FYE Office at vcfye@vcccd.edu or 805-289-6438.

March 26th

April 2nd

April 9th

April 16th

April 23rd

April 30th

May 7th

Family Orientation

English Sessions: 

  • Tuesday, July 13 at 6:00pm

Talleres en Español: 

  • Miercoles, 14 de Julio a las 6:00pm


FYE Arrival Survival

Tentative Dates: August 3rd & 4th

Academic Year Activities

The FYE Program hosts a variety of workshops and events throughout the academic year. Students should refer to the FYE Canvas page for a calendar of events scheduled in the current semester.