• 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:

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To connect, send email to firstgeneration@uky.edu to request an appointment.


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.