First-Year Programs

Welcome to First-Year Programs!

Welcome to the office of First-Year Programs! Whether you are a first-year student or a transfer student, our department exists to help your transition to Framingham State University. To begin your transition please view the NEW RAM page.  And when you are done with the New Ram Page, please be sure to check out our Incoming Student Resource Manual

We are here to answer your questions about Orientation, Placement Testing, your FSU Foundations course, and the Common Reading Selection. Please feel free to call, email or stop by with any questions you may have. We hope you enjoy your first year here at Framingham State University! 

Ben Trapanick                                                 
Director of First-Year Programs                                                           
O'Connor Hall 106                                             
Arielle Joy (AJ) Brent
Assistant Director/Orientation Coordinator
O'Connor Hall 102
Students studying at desktop computers

After you deposit, you will receive a letter from the Office of First-Year Programs that will explain your individual placement testing requirements.

Click here to register for Placement Testing