First-Generation Students

 What do you mean by first generation student? 

Did either of your parents or guardians complete a bachelor's (4-year or higher) degree at any college or university?

If not, then YOU are a first-generation student.

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is here to help first-generation students and their families. In fact, first-generation status is one of the holistic review factors we consider when reviewing applications for admissions. For more information about what it means to be a first-generation student or to get information about support for your first-generation status, click the link below.

For questions and concerns regarding first-generation student information, please contact:

Mario Cruz

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
mario35@vt.edu
(540) 231-6267

 

Dr. Charmaine Troy

Program Director for First-Generation Student Support
ctroy@vt.edu
(540) 231-0751