First Generation Homepage

The Gateway Initiative Resources

Resources for First Generation College Students


First Generation Faculty and Allies 

  • If you are a UCI First Generation Faculty member, please contact us so that we can add you to a campus-wide directory.
  • The First Generation Faculty Initiative hosts twice-yearly lunch workshops. Meetings feature short lectures and presentations by scholars/experts on topics of importance to first-generation students. Check out some past First Generation Faculty Initiative Workshops here!
  • Click here to receive more information about upcoming workshops or UCI First Genevents!

First Generation Profiles

  • Check out our UCI Faculty members that take part in the UC-wide First Generation Faculty Initiative and read about their experience as a First Generation college student!
  • UCI has over 200 Staff members throughout various departments that take part in the UCI First Generation Staff Initiative!
  • Interested in learning about some of our current First Generation CollegeStudents at UCI? Take a look at their stories about being the first in their family to go to college!