We provide a space for all USC students who identify as first-generation, transfer, undocumented, and/or former foster youth.
First Generation College Students
The First Generation Plus Success Center seeks to provide resources and opportunities to first-generation Trojans to make certain their academic journey is a fruitful one. At USC, a first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree. At USC, nearly 20% of the total undergraduate population are first-generation students.
Former Foster Youths
USC’s Trojan Guardian Scholars Program, in collaboration with The First Generation is committed to supporting current and former foster youth exiting the foster care system.
The First Generation Plus Success Center is committed to supporting graduate students through programming and resources.
The First Generation Plus Success Center seeks to support transfer students through a variety of programming and resources to help make the transition as smooth as possible.