Find your community
Every UC campus has an array of programs and services designed to empower first-generation college students to get the most out of their educations.
Navigating your first year as a #FirstGen
Check out these tips from UC Santa Cruz first-gen faculty member Rebecca Covarrubias on how to make your first year count.
FirstGen at UC
Hear directly from a few members of UC's first-gen community. Skip to the 1:00 time stamp for sound, we had technical difficulties in the beginning but fixed it quickly!
Recently, more than 1,000 UC faculty who were themselves the first in their family to go to college joined an effort to identify themselves to students as mentors and allies.
We’ve got you. From academic, housing and financial aid services, to help building a support network and making social connections, UC campuses are here to help.