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Second Year Experience

The Second Year Experience Program was launched in the Fall of 2012 by the Division of Student Affairs as a part of the university‚Äôs retention plan for sophomore and transfer students. The mission of the program is to support second-year students, thus increasing retention rates among this population. To achieve this mission, the program connects students to activities across campus.


Mr. Terence Parker, Associate Director, Retention Management & Planning

Mr. Tony Ghinelli, Coordinator, Leadership & New Student Programs

Dr. Daniel Vasquez, Associate Director, Campus Recreation


Second-Year Experience is housed in the office of Retention Managment & Planning, located at:

400 N. LBJ Dr.

San Marcos, TX 78666

Phone: 512-245-5500


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