First Generation Society – If you are a first generation UConn student and want to gain additional support from upperclassmen, faculty, and staff on campus, this is the place for you.
First Generation UConn – Homepage of the First Generation UConn program.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion – The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides online resources for students, as well as open office hours throughout the semester.
I’m First – This website offers an online space for current and incoming First Generation College Students to share their experiences with each other and offer support.
First Gen Nonprofits – Nonprofit organizations primarily supporting low income and/or first-generation students
- Michelle Obama encouraging video for first gen students
- Guilt is one of the biggest struggles first-generation college students face – This article goes behind the scenes to analyze some of the challenges First Generation college students face and how universities can act as sources of help.
- First-Generation Students Unite – This article tells the stories of First Generation students from all over the country that share the theme of embracing this unique part of their identities.
- Transitioning from College to the Workforce as a First-Gen – This interview offers insight into how to make as smooth of a transition as possible as a First-Generation student.
- Career Advice for First-Generation Grad Students – This article provides six key pieces of advice from a First-Generation graduate student.