The Purpose of I AM FIRST to increase campus awareness and engagement of first-generation students, staff and faculty.  Also, to promote resources, programs and services that support first-generation student success. 


First-generation students are defined as students who are or will be the first in their families to earn a bachelor's degree.

Check Out the events for I AM FIRST Week Sign up to receive a first-generation pin for graduation!Click here to see photos from the 2019 I Am FIRST Week Event!

First Generation students gather at the 2019 I AM FIRST celebration.
Badge logo indicating a "First-Gen Forward Institution" by the Center for First-Generation Student Success