Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower and uplift first-generation college students by providing them with a strong support system and advocating for their unique needs. We believe that every first-generation student deserves equal opportunities for success. We are committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment where their voices are heard, and their experiences are valued.


  • Enhance the programs and services of our respective departments for first-gen/low-income students.
  • Evaluate the needs of our diverse undergraduate and graduate student population. 
  • Promote a campus environment of inclusion, self-awareness, intercultural engagement, and social responsibility.