Patriot Freshman Connection

The First-Year Experience

Patriot Freshman Connection (PFC) is UT Tyler's first-year experience program for new students that begins the first weekend before classes begin each fall semester. PFC incluences and promotes a successful academic and social transition for new students by offering relevant programs and providing a supportive environment; connecting students to resources and engagement opportunities that promote success; and connecting students with peers who share similar academic and social interests.

Components of PFC include: First Eight and the Patriot Traditions Council.