FCAP Application - 2017

Thank you for your interest in the 2017 First Year Community Action Program!

The First Year Community Action Program (FCAP) gives incoming students the opportunity to participate in various volunteer and community service projects in the community prior to the start of classes. Past locations have included the Northport Veteran Affairs Hospital, Garden City Bird Sanctuary, and the Youth Services Opportunity Program in New York City.

By participating in this program, students will have the opportunity to:

- Get a jump start on your college experience by making new friends before classes start.
- Meet and learn from seasoned upperclassmen AU students.
- Volunteer at various locations and experience cooperative learning opportunities by faculty lectures.
- Gain valuable hands-on experience.
- Have fun!

This year's program will take place from August 20-23, 2017 with an with an opportunity to assist with move-in on August 25. All students will be required to stay on campus throughout the duration of the program. Commuter students will be provided a room and board free of charge. Resident students will have the opportunity to move into their room early.

Please express your interest in the program by completing an application including a required selection essay.