Students

IUPUI First-Generation Students

You are the first in your family to go to college, and that's something to celebrate. Join us for events designed especially for you and discover resources to support your experience here at IUPUI.

Get involved

Attend an event

We have a full week of events planned for you. Have limited time to celebrate? Don't miss the First-Generation Celebration in the Campus Center on Thursday, November 7.

View the full calendar of events

Share your story

Are you a first-generation student? We are looking to feature stories about your experience. Get highlighted in a news article or be a part of a social media shout out.

Tell us about your experience

The more you know

What is First-Gen?A first-gen student is anyone attending college whose parents did not earn a degree.

Good companyNearly 30% of all IUPUI students are first-gen. Are you?

National trendsOnly 38% of first-generation high school students enroll in college. Being first can be tough, but IUPUI is here to help you succeed.