​The First-Year Experience program is always looking for faculty and staff who care about helping the newest members of the CMU community in their adjustment to college life through FYE 101.


What is required to become a FYE instructor?

Regular faculty, temporary faculty, emeriti, master's level instructors and professional staff may apply to teach a section of FYE. All applicants must have written permission from their supervisor and complete a sequence of workshops focused on first-year teaching and learning prior to teaching FYE.


How do I apply to become an instructor?

Submit the following to the FYE Office in 100 Larzelere Hall or electronically, in Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format (RTF), to FYE at fye@cmich.edu

  • A complete vita or résumé
  • A one-page letter explaining how your experience, teaching, and/or scholarship support the learning objectives for FYE
  • Contact information for three references that can confirm your fit with the FYE goals – one reference should be from a current or recent student

When should I apply?


Watch your e-mail for announcements through CMU Today concerning the deadline for application, which is usually every year at the end of the fall semester. Questions? Drop us a line anytime.


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