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Adeline Barbour, left, and Elise Vuillard enjoy a perfect Spring day catching up as they chat in the Adirondack chairs outside of the Lair Monday, April 22, 2024.  Both students are SGA senators.

Help our students reach their full potential.

With dedicated personnel working one-on-one with students to understand their individual needs, we hope to help them take the guess work out of how to navigate the challenges and complexities of college life.

We work with students to uncover their personal goals and connect them to a range of WVU services, including peer mentorships, success coaching, tutoring, financial advising and assistance, strengths assessments, professional development enrichment, recreational activities, cultural events and more.

While open to all students, the Center encourages Pell-eligible, first generation and low-income undergraduates to sign up for the program and take advantage of our Office’s services.

There are many opportunities to support our ongoing programs, projects, support services and initiatives. Thank you in advance for your support and engagement!

Sara Callecod, a Journalism Major, reads at the Reed College Media Innovation Center, April 23rd, 2024.

Help our FirstGen students make college a little bit easier to reach their goals.

Consider supporting our first-generation students – those whose parent(s) or guardians(s) do not have a four-year degree from a college or school within the U.S.

Being first often comes with unique challenges. Your contribution can help students transition to college. Donations may be used towards scholarships funds, co-curricular activities and academic expenses for WVU FirstGen students.