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The 1st Gen Mentorship Program

Being a first-generation college student means forging a new, uncharted path for yourself and your family. Our faculty and staff mentors are here to help guide the way.

First Generation Student

About San Jac 1st Gen

By joining the 1st Gen program, you’ll get one-on-one guidance and support from your paired faculty or staff mentor—who was a first generation college student themselves.
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Join the Program

The 1st Gen mentorship program is open to any student whose parents or guardians don’t have at least a two-year degree. If that sounds like you, you’re welcome here!

Interested in becoming a 1st Gen faculty or staff mentor?

Submit a mentorship form to share a bit about yourself, your background, and your interests.

Become a mentor


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