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For Students

Your First-Year Odyssey seminar is an exciting way to immerse yourself in the University of Georgia experience.

You and approximately 14-17 other first-year students will get to know each other and your instructor.

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Faculty love teaching these seminars and sharing their passion for research, teaching, and service with you.

These one credit-hour seminars are taught by tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and retired faculty and are graded on an A-F scale. All incoming first-year students, excluding transfer students, must take an FYO seminar during their first year. This requirement also applies to dual-enrolled UGA students.


Student Resources

Get tips and tools on selecting and succeeding in your First-Year Odyssey seminar.

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Student FAQs

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions from other students about the First-Year Odyssey Seminar program.

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FYO Events

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