First Gen Virtual Background
Download a First Gen virtual Zoom background!
Welcome, First Gen Students
We're glad you're here! You've landed in the right place to connect with other first gens.
Building Awareness
Watch for these posters featuring first gen students from around UCSF
First Gen Faculty or Staff
Mentoring a first gen student is rewarding for both you and the mentee.

First Generation Support Services


Did you know that 30% of UCSF students identify as First Generation to College? We support and celebrate the educational journey of students who are among the first in their family to attend college.

First Generation Support Services (FGSS) serves the students whose parents/caregivers did not graduate from a four-year college. We are thrilled you’re here, you’re not alone, and you belong. Register with our office!


The Student Success Virtual Front Desk

The Student Success Center, where First Generation Support Services is located, has temporarily closed our physical offices due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our front desk staff are providing remote services, Monday through Friday.

We look forward to connecting with you.