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What is FYI?

As CUNY’s first comprehensive learning community program, FYI has served Lehman students for 25 years. Our award-winning, nationally recognized program model has been adopted at other institutions within and outside of CUNY. FYI’s two-semester model offers first-year students a supportive structure that promotes an interdisciplinary curriculum, faculty collaboration, and peer support to foster a great sense of campus community and to establish a strong foundation that will ensure academic success. Some key benefits of the program are:

Improving academic performance

Building skills that are essential for academic success

Providing a diverse interdisciplinary curriculum

Fostering student-faculty relationships

Keeping students well-grounded in campus activities

Teaching students how to utilize helpful campus resources

Raising overall student satisfaction