The First Generation community provides an inclusive living environment for Rensselaer students who identify as a first-generation college student or for students who want to advocate and support this community.
First Generation House is designed to:
- Empower students to thrive academically and socially during their first year at Rensselaer
- Create visibility for first-generation college students at a top-tier research institution
- Help students successfully navigate their identities at home with family/parents/guardians and on campus within the world of academia
Note: This community is ideal for students whose parents/guardians did not complete a 4-year bachelor's program in the United States.
Student Life Adviser
Assistant Dean, Residential Commons
Lecturer, Cognitive Science