College Freshman Year Initiative

College Freshman Year Initiative (FYI)

Closely assists Choctaw students throughout their freshman year and fosters success through graduation.


  • Must be a Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma tribal member
  • First year enrolled student at Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant), Carl Albert State College (Poteau), or Eastern Oklahoma State College (Wilburton)

Additional Information

The goal of FYI is to create a community among Choctaw students, the college campus and FYI program staff wherein students are empowered to make informed decisions and develop academic and life skills to become confident, proactive and accountable participants in the students educational and professional lives. Choctaw College Counselors are on the campuses of Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Carl Albert State College and Eastern Oklahoma State College to assist students through graduation or successful transfer to another institution.

College Counselors

Related Links/Media

2022-2023 Yearbook

Contact Information



Carl Albert State College


Eastern Oklahoma State College


Southeastern Oklahoma State University