Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI)

2000 Bldg, 2nd Floor - (714) 732-5382

The Foster Youth Success Initiative (FYSI) Program is committed to supporting ambitious, college-bound students exiting the foster care system. Fullerton College created a support network for current and former foster youth that includes many student support services and programs on campus and that extends to local agencies in the community that deliver services and aid to foster youth students.

The FYSI Program offers the following services:

  • Priority registration
  • Textbook assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Backpack and educational school supplies
  • Assistance with student fees: Health Fee/Student ID Card/AS benefits
  • Workshops and conferences
  • FYSI Program Assistant and High School Outreach
  • Foster Youth Liaison
  • Academic counselors
  • Campus print accounts
  • Childcare assistance
  • Campus tours
  • Community and campus referrals

To be eligible for the FYSI Program students must:

  • be current OR former Foster Youth under the age of 35
  • complete an FYSI Online Application 
  • provide "Ward of Court" letter
  • be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) units

Transfer students must not have more than 40 degree applicable units. Students with an Associate Degree or higher are not eligible.