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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

See Coronavirus Disease 2019 Updates for more information.

Your health and well-being are important to us. Please know that we are here to support you as we adapt to this continually evolving situation. The staff of the Office of First-generation Students will be working remotely for the rest of the semester. We are available via email at rpaz@ksu.edu or firstgen@ksu.edu.

We can schedule Zoom meetings for appointments if you prefer to talk to us. Please let us know how we can support you.

The Front Line of Success

The Office of First-generation Students supports students who are first in their families to graduate from a four-year college by connecting them to campus resources, coordinating efforts across the university to serve them and fostering a first-generation community.


Check out the following services through the Academic Achievement Center


Join us for our First-gen Friyays! virtually: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/520613921

This is a time to check with other first-gen students, faculty and staff and support one another.

Friday, April 3rd, 11:00am to 1:00pm. Come and Go

Friday, May 1st, 11:00am to 1:00pm. Come and Go


Please join us via zoom to watch the second NASPA’s Center for First-generation Student Success webinar for the semester: "First-generation Journeys: Confronting, Challenging, and Crossing Academic Borderlands"This webinar will take place on Tuesday April 7, 2020, 1:00 to 2:00 pm.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://ksu.zoom.us/j/132483059

There is no cost to attend and we look forward to having you join us!


The workshops for the remainder of the semester have been cancelled.