Bobcat First

About Bobcat First

Bobcat First (B1st) fosters the success of first-generation* college students through co-curricular activities, events, workshops, and peer connections. We create a welcoming environment and strive to develop all of our students into life-long learners. Program participants gain knowledge and skills that empower them to grow academically, personally, and professionally. B1st is committed to supporting the dreams of students and provides opportunities for academic development and learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

Bobcat First students receive access to the following:

  • Academic success workshops from campus experts
  • Individualized support meetings with staff 
  • Peer mentorship from other first-generation students and staff
  • Recreational and community building activities including swim lessons, game nights, dinners, and field trips
  • And more!

Are you a first-generation student interested in Bobcat First programs and events? Reach out to to learn more!