Your First College Year (YFCY)

Tell us about your First Year at UC San Diego in 2022 when YFCY is offered once again!


The UC San Diego First Year Survey is your opportunity to tell us about your experiences during your first year at UC San Diego.  In partnership with the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA, UC San Diego offers this survey to all first year and new transfer students to our campus.  Results are used to develop and improve first year and transfer student services and support programs to enhance the undergraduate experience.


The YFCY survey is now closed. Prizes included 15 Tango Gift Cards: (


$200 Tango Cards (one of two)
$100  Tango Cards (one of two)
$50.00 Tango Cards (one of six)

Results from the Your First College Year Survey (YFCY) offer a window into the first-year experience, providing important information on UCSD students’ adjustment to college, academic outcomes and experiences, co-curricular experiences, satisfaction, and overall growth. All reports are in PDF format.

2021 YFCY Survey

2019 YFCY Survey

2017 YFCY Survey

2016 YFCY Survey

2015 YFCY Survey

2014 YFCY Survey

2013 YFCY Survey

2010 YFCY Survey

2009 YFCY Survey

2008 YFCY Survey

2007 YFCY Survey

2005 YFCY Survey

2004 YFCY Survey

2003 YFCY Survey