Serving First-Generation College Students

Annual Celebration

National First-Generation College Celebration Day is on November 8. See the First Gen Proud website to join the celebration, read #UMNFirst stories and share your own, and learn more about how the U of M will be celebrating first-gen students.  

First Gen Proud Website

#UMNFirst Stories

Read #UMNFirst stories submitted by students, staff, and faculty within the U of M community about their experience as a first-generation college student. 

Share your story

First-Gen at the U

The University of Minnesota provides a variety of student success initiatives for first-generation college students including: