FDU Metro Campus EFE Policies

Mission and Value Statement

Mission Statement

The Enhanced Freshman Experience (EFE) Program strives to ensure that its participants attain an academically and socially rewarding first-year experience. This is accomplished through a unique collaboration of academic mentorship and personal commitment. The provision of this solid first-year experience serves as a launching pad for the successful completion of their collegiate experience.

Value Statement

As an important part of a global institution, Fairleigh Dickinson University, the Enhanced Freshman Experience Program (EFE) is committed to providing an educational environment that stimulates and encourages its students to study and explore the global community and their role in it.  Emphasis is placed on self-awareness and building intellectual capital.

Academic Review Action Policy

All students enrolled in the Enhanced Freshman Experience (EFE) Program on the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University will undergo an Academic Review by the Director of EFE and the EFE Academic Review Action Committee at the end of the spring semester and at the end of the summer session.  This review will take place as soon as grades are available.  Student performance in all classes taken while in the EFE Program will be considered.

Any EFE student who does not have a GPA of at least 2.0 at the end of the third summer semester or has not passed both fundamental courses (ENGL 0098 and MATH 0198) by the spring semester will be subject to dismissal from the EFE Program and the University.

EFE Grant

Students who successfully complete the EFE program with at least 25 graduation credits and a 2.0 GPA or better will receive a $5,000 grant for the sophomore year, renewable for the junior and senior years if the 2.0 GPA is maintained.