If you are the first person in your family to attend a four-year college or university to attain a bachelor’s degree, you are a first-gen student. Congratulations! Being a first-gen student is something to be very proud of.
Being first generation means something different to everyone and presents it’s own unique challenges and opportunities. At SUNY Plattsburgh, our campus is comprised of students from many different backgrounds and cultures. Nearly half of our student population are students who identify as first-gen. So, you’re part of a large and welcoming community at SUNY Plattsburgh.