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Welcome to Spring 2021 First Cats!
We know this semester is like no other. And we want to remind you, we are here for you. Whether it be helping you find ways to focus on your semester or making meaning of the world around you during this time as a college student, we are here.
Join us to meet more First Cats! Jan. 25-29. Zoom Meeting ID: 87200730557
The First Cats STUDENT Experience
Whether you're a first year student getting used to campus or a senior getting ready to graduate, First Cats is here for every step of your UA journey. We look forward to welcoming you into the First Cats community!Learn More
First Cats Events & Programs
First Cats offers first-generation college students, faculty, and staff opportunities to explore and take pride in their first-generation experience. We host campus-wide events and programs open to all first-generation college students, faculty, staff, and supporters.Join Us
First Cats Mentoring Program
Calling all First Year/Freshman or Second Year/Sophomore first-generation college students! First Cats offers a mentoring program to support you in your transition into college, developing relationships with faculty,staff, and peers, and make connects to the campus community.Sign Up Now
Share who First Cats is with your students and community! If you are visiting campus or wanting more information, complete our short request form now. We cannot wait to meet you.Submit Request
Faculty & Staff Involvement
Learn more about first-gen students at Arizona and how you can center them in your classes, programs, advising and more. Sign up for our professional development session today!Register Now
Share Your First Cats Story
Storytelling is a powerful way to connect with others. If you are a first-generation college student or graduate, we would love to hear your unique story.Share Your Story