IUPUI has always been the University of Choice for a large number of first generation students. Additionally, many faculty and staff that identify as first generation call IUPUI home. Check out events and programs available that directly focus on first generation students, issues first generation students typically face, voices of first generation students, and provide discussions surrounding how to best support first generation students.
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 sessions, 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.