First-Year Academic Success Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​DePaul Students in Lincoln Park

Welcome to FYAS!

The Office of First-Year Academic Success is here to support you.

We are available in our Byrne​​ Hall Office or online through email and Live Chat to answer questions, connect you with the FYAS advisor, and assist with registering for FYAS courses.

Office Hours

Contact FYAS:

  • For general program questions, reach us by phone, stop by our Byrne Hall office, connect through Live Chat, or send us an email (
  • If you are a current student, you may schedule an advising appointment by contacting​
  • If you reach us over the weekend, we will respond to your inquiry the following Monday.

About FYAS

The First-Year Academic Success (FYAS) Program is designed to help you complete prerequisite math or writing courses required for your major and the Liberal Studies Program. FYAS provides opportunities to take these courses during the summer and winter break — tuition-free for no-credit — with the ability to advance to the next math or writing course.

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Summer Session I
June 12 - July 14
Classes will be offered online, asynchronous. 
Summer Session 2
July 17 - August 18
Classes will be offered on campus and online, asynchronous. 
Interested in taking a class with FYAS this summer? 
Complete the FYAS Preference Form​.​
Email, chat online with a representative from our office, or call the FYAS office at (773)-325-7426.

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