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The first steps you take on any journey are often the most important. You will probably not make it to your destination if you do not take the right first steps."First Steps with the University" will help ensure that you take the right first steps on your journey toward a university degree.

First Steps with the University is a one-day program that provides you with information and acquaintances that will help you take the right first steps with Fayetteville State University.  At First Steps you will meet current students, faculty and staff members; complete profile examinations; and meet with University College faculty members to ensure fit for your pre-registered schedule of classes for the upcoming semester.  By the time you leave the university for the day, you will have a completed course schedule for your first semester.  Representatives from the Office of Student Affairs, Residence Life, the Business Office, and Financial Aid Office will be available to assist you.

First Steps at the University is designed exclusively for students who have been admitted to Fayetteville State University.  The program is required for all first-time freshmen and is recommended for transfer students.  To help us prepare for your participation in First Steps, it is important for you to register for the appropriate date. 

First Steps Dates    

Fall 2017

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 closed
  • Friday, June 23, 2017
  • Saturday, June 24, 2017         
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017
  • Saturday, August 5, 2017

Spring 2018

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Hint: Register for First Steps as early as possible and complete the First Steps Questionnaire (in your email), to ensure the best fitting pre-registered schedule for you.

First Steps Registration

Admitted students have several ways to register for First Steps:

  1. Click here to access BRONCOVILLE for a First Steps Registration form.  BRONCOVILLE is an online enrollment portal, where you can accept or decline the offer of admission and register for First Steps. You will need your Banner ID, which you can find on your letter of acceptance.
  2. You will receive periodic e-mails with the subject heading "First Steps Invitation." These messages will include links to the registration sites for each date.  To register for First Steps, you can click on the link in your e-mail invitation.

If you have been admitted and have not received a First Steps Invitation, or if you have questions, contact one of the offices below:

  • First-Time Freshmen: University College (910) 672-1251
  • Transfer Students: Consult the Advisement information page to find an advisor.

If you have not yet applied for admission, or if you have questions about the status of your application for admission, contact the Admissions Office (910-672-1371 or toll-free 800-222-2594).

For More Information...

about First Steps, visit the First Steps pre-Vu pages.

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