Important Updates (revised 11/4/2020)
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Summer Programs to Meet Your Needs
Join us for First Cats & SSS TRiO (plus partners) Life After College Conference on June 3 & 4, 2021 from 10:30am-2pm.
If you are an immigrant or refugee student, we are partnering with Immigrant Student Resource Center to offer a conference on college access, graduate school, and entrepreneurship. The Pathways Conference is June 10-12, 2021
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
First Cats Chats
A podcast for and by First Cats at the University of Arizona. Tune in every month on Spotify and Anchor as we discuss topics and resources that are pertinent to the first-gen experience.Listen Now!