Did you know there are approximately 4,000 students at the University of Michigan who are among the first generation in their family to attend college? While being the first to do anything can be a bit daunting, going off to college is also a major life milestone.
Thankfully, there are useful networks and programs at U-M that can help you connect and thrive on campus. Use this website to help you find the resources you need. Explore your options. Find your community and your way. Make yourself at home.
Did You Know?
Underrepresented Minority Students Who Are FirstGen31%
FirstGen Family Household Incomes of $65,000 or less66%
U-M undergraduate students who are firstgen14%
FirstGen Students who come from Ethnic/racial minority backgrounds50%
Being FirstGen at U-M
First Forward Institution
First Generation Graduation Celebration
Class of 2023
April 26th, 2023 from 6:30-8:30 PM • Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom