Office of Student Life

First Generation Student Stories

Share your story as a first generation student.

Are You a First Generation Student?

  • No parent in the household has a bachelor's degree from the U.S. 
  • Students will be the first in their family to attend college (younger siblings of older college-going siblings are still considered first-gen).

 For more info, visit Defining First Generation.

Share Your #FirstGen Story

What's your educational goal?

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