Residence Life

First Year Resident Educator

Support and Community Development

  • Academic Case Manager: As a first year student, you have the option to meet with a First Year Resident Educator (F.Y.R.E.) on a regular basis to receive the guidance and support essential for your academic success.
  • Liaison with University Departments and Resident Hall Director: Do you have questions? Don't know who to call or where to go? Your F.Y.R.E. can help you identify the right people and places to best support you.
  • Drop in Hours: Students have the opportunity to stop by for some quick tips, to ask a question or to get motivation to student for that big exam! Your F.Y.R.E. is here to help you when you need it.
  • Program Development and Implementation: The F.Y.R.E.s provide timely and useful programs that are fun and informative.
Residential Curriculum:
Residential Curriculum is designed to support students in areas that are key to their college success. Programs from each them are held throughout the semester to help support first year residents with their experiences. Themes include:
  • Academic Sucess
  • Career Development
  • Community Involvement and Leadership
  • Healthy Living
  • Social Justice
F.Y.R.E. Experience and Benefits
  • Sets foundation for academic success.
  • One on One mentorship with graduate fellow.
  • Ease transition into college through programming and resources.
  • Residential space provides academically focused environment.
Examples of F.Y.R.E programs:
  • F.Y.R.E. side chats: Academic check-in meeting with F.Y.R.E's.
  • Grade Competition: Students turn in good grades for credit within the Residence Hall. The students who have the most credit get rewarded.
  • F.Y.R.E. Auction: Opportunity for students to turn in F.Y.R.E. credit for raffle tickets. At this event, big prizes are raffled off.
  • Finals Care Packages
  • ISIS program tutorial with wings
  • Study Skills Bingo
  • Make your own stress balls
  • Six Flags trip
  • Coffee and Donuts wake up call on reading day
Contact Us:
Phone: 978-934-5160
Fax: 978-934-6453

Address:
100 Pawtucket Street 
Lowell, MA 01854
Fox Hall, First Floor
Email: Christyn_Bergquist@uml.edu - F.Y.R.E. Coordinator 

Your F.Y.R.E.S' are: