Resources for First-Gen Students & Their Parents and Guardians

Welcome to UC Santa Cruz! Congratulations! 

You've worked hard to get here and we want you to succeed. As a first-generation college student, we know you have questions. See our Student Resources web pages for tips and suggestions on successfully navigating campus.

For parents and guardians, we've got you covered too. See our Parent Resources web pages for insights and suggestions on how to support your student.

You can also reach out and contact us. We are here to help!