First-year Experience Program
Viking Advantage is a first-year experience program for any first-time college students enrolled in 12 or more units per semester. It focuses on offering transitional support for incoming students including a summer transition program, enrollment in a first-year college success course, and registration assistance.Viking Advantage is centered on removing obstacles so that students can achieve their academic goals. To promote academic success, Viking Advantage students receive one year of free tuition, priority registration, and a Student Success Network to answer academic questions and offer support in navigating college.
|Eligibility for Viking Advantage|
|Benefits of Viking Advantage|
|How to apply for Viking Advantage?|
You can complete and submit the student participation agreement within your Viking Student System.
|Viking Advantage||LB College Promise||Promise 2.0|
|1st Year Free||×||×||×|
|2nd Year Free||×||×|
(Career Development & Mentoring)
|Priority Registration for Fall & Spring Semesters||×||×||×|
|Transfer Admissions Pathways to Specific Majors at CSULB||×|
|Dual Advisement & Future Student Benefits w/ CSULB||×|
|Open to All First-Time/Full-Time College Students||×|
|Open to LBUSD Students Who Enroll Full-time||×||×|