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First Year Scholar Requirements

First-Year Scholar Requirements for the Fiat Lux Program:


Please note that program requirements must be completed every semester. For example, 2 Pro-Staff Scholar meetings must be completed in the Fall semester and in the Spring semester.


The deadline to complete program requirements for Spring 2024 is Saturday, April 20th, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST for current scholars.



2 Pro-Staff Scholar Meetings: 

Scholars must complete 2 Pro-Staff Scholar meetings each semester.

To schedule a Pro-Staff Scholar Meeting, please follow this link:


2 Academic Scholar Meetings 

Scholars must complete 2 Academic Scholar Meetings each semester.

To schedule an Academic Scholar meeting, please visit: 


3 Workshops

Scholars have the option to complete 3 Fiat Lux hosted workshops each semester


2 Fiat Lux hosted workshops and 1 outside/non-Fiat Lux hosted workshop to fulfill their 3 workshops requirement each semester.

More information can be found on our Catcourses page.

To view upcoming program workshops, please visit: 


1 Social 

Scholars must attend 1 Fiat Lux Social each semester.

To view upcoming program socials, please visit: 


1 Professional Development 

Scholars must complete 1 Professional Development each semester.

For example, any workshop, conference, and/or non-mandatory training offered by the Academic Schools, the Division of Undergraduate Education, etc. that you attend or serve as a panelist can count as a professional development.

More examples of Professional Development opportunities can be found here:

1 Faculty Reception

Scholars must attend 1 Fiat Lux Faculty Reception each semester.

Please refer to our program calendar to view our upcoming Faculty Receptions:


1 Fiat Lux Scholars Program Orientation (Fall only)

First-year scholars must attend one Fiat Lux Orientation at the beginning of the Fall semester.

Please refer to our program Calendar found here for more information about our Fall Orientation.