IUPUI has always been the university of choice for a large number of first-generation students. Many faculty and staff that identify as first-generation call IUPUI home. Check out events and programs that focus on first-generation students, issues that first-generation students typically face, voices of first-generation students, and discussions about how to best support first-generation students.
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Center for First-Generation Student Success
This website provides context for the current state of first-generation student success, shares current conversations and scholarly literature, offers access to programs and services, and highlights opportunities for engagement with the center and committed colleagues.
Starting from the Bottom: Building First-Gen Support Offerings with Little to No Resources
In this professional development session, the presenters provide concrete ways to establish buy-in from administrators, faculty, and staff when pioneering initiatives from the ground up. Topics include the importance of institutional context, establishing (unlikely) allies, and garnering faculty partnerships.