Bemidji State University requires all freshman to partake in the FYRE Program. FYRE stands for First Year Residentince Experience. The FYRE Program is hosted in Oak Hall and Pine Hall.
The two halls that FYRE is hosted in are Oak and Pine halks. FYRE orginally hosted just in Oak Hall. Then during the 2011-2012 School year, the FYRE program was expanded to the fourth floor of Maple hall. Then at the start of the 2012-2013 school year, FYRE had expanded even more and was placed in Pine Hal since Maple Hall was closed for good after the 2011-2012 school year.
Typically, each floor of the FYRE program has two RAs and two PAAs. The Oak FYRE Program has four AFCs and the Pine FYRE program has a ARHD and a AFC.
Oak Hall FYREEdit
Oak Hall's 12 floors is the home to the majority of the freshmen. The second, third and fourth floors of all three wings has two RAs and two PAAs.
Oak offers three floors for students with specific interests: Outdoors, Emerging Leaders, and Green
Starting in the fall of 2010, students with the interest in learning about the outdoors and doing outdoor activites.
Emerging Leaders FloorEdit
Starting in the fall of 2012, the Emerging Leaders floor focuses on helping students who want to be leaders build upon their skills to be great leaders.
Living Green Learning FloorEdit
Starting in the fall of 2013, the Living Green Learning floor is a floor in which students who have an interest in Green related activites to learn how to do so.
The ARC, also known as the Academic Resource Center, is where the PAAs work two hour shifts to help residents with homework.
Pine Hall FYREEdit
FYRE was expanded to Pine due to how freshman where required to be in the program.