• What does it mean to be First Gen?


What does it mean to be First Gen?

Being a first-generation (1G) college student means neither of your parents or guardians earned a Bachelor's degree, regardless of siblings and other relatives.  We are housed in Gatton Student Center C201.


Get Connected to First-Generation Student Services:

To make an appointment:

  1. Login to myUK.
  2. Click on Student Services tab.
  3. Select "Degree Planning and Registration."
  4. Select "Make an Appointment" under your Advisor's name.
  5. Last Name: A - M = Ashley Jones
  6. Last Name: N - Z = Leah Vance-Berg
  7. The "Make an Appointment" button will open a calendar and available appointment times will display to the right when a date is selected on the calendar.
  8. After choosing an appointment date and time, select your preferred meeting type from the drop-down selection.
  9. Click the Confirm Reservation button to complete the scheduling of the appointment.
  10. Information for upcoming meetings will be displayed beneath the advisor in the My Advisors section.


Research Resource

A guide to the research literature and other sources of information about first-generation college students with a focus on four-year undergraduate and graduate school experiences.