Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

First Gen Student Resources

This page provides an introduction to campus and community resources for students who are the first generation in their family to go to college (i.e. neither parent has a four-year degree). Visit the EDI office for more information.

Key Campus Resources

View more campus support programs.

Clubs & Connections

View more student organizations on Cats Connect.

Additional Resources

  • Tips and Recommendations for First Gen Students
    Explore tips and recommendations from first-generation faculty and staff.
  • "First Generation – One of Many" Podcast
    Discussions with and about first-generation student experiences in and out of the classroom that awareness and understanding, provide voice for students and alum, as well as present resources for faculty, staff, and students working for and collaborating with first-generation students.
A student wears a grad cord for first gen students and holds a "1st Gen and Proud" sticker