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What is the First Generation Center?

The First-Generation Success Center is a resource center developed to better support first-generation students as they navigate college life. After First-Generation students make up 41.5% percent of the undergraduate population at UNT. The center works to collaborate with campus partners to design workshops and presentations addressing topics such as campus resources, financial aid, financial literacy, college terminology, career preparation, and academic coaching.

Who is a first-generation college student?

A First-Generation student is an individual whose parents did not complete a 4-year college degree, or if a student resided with and received support from only one parent and this parent did not complete a 4-year college degree.


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First Generation Success Center Giveaway

Students are welcome to visit the FGSC and pick-up an FGSC giveaway item in the Union, Suite 376!

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First Generation Success Center Survey

Our team takes our services to students. We reach out to students in classrooms, residence halls, and student organization meetings. We also create our own events such as workshops, presentations, tabling, and other special events. Wherever students are, we will be there. 

  • First-Gen to Full Time: Ready, Set, Go! Entering the Realm of Employment
    Join us for this workshop as we outline best practices for entering your career with the First Generation student perspective in mind.
  • Meet the Faces of First-Gen!
  • Graduation Stole Registration Required
  • First-Gen Drop In Workshops, no appointment necessary
    A safe space for first generation college students to explore issues associated with adjusting to life as college student. Biweekly, every Tuesday 2-3 PM on Zoom starting 1/26/2021!


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