Welcome to the First-Generation Center!

As a part of New Student and Transition Programs, the First-Generation Center exists in our office to unite and empower first-generation students. Be sure to check out the resources below for our most recent updates and materials for our first-gen community at IC.

Ithaca Firsts

Ithaca Firsts is IC's commitment to enhancing the experience of First-Generation students and supporting them in achieving their goal of obtaining a college degree. This initiative consists of various programs, workshops, resources, and events to support our First-Gen students in a successful transition to IC as well as throughout their time here.

Connect with IC First-Gen!

If you identify as first-gen and are looking for additional support, connect with us!

Contact Justine Avila, Interim Assistant Director of New Student and Transition Programs

Monday through Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)

Starting May 24th:
Monday through Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Friday: College Closed

To schedule a virtual meeting, sign-up here and you will be sent a zoom link. 

Email javila@ithaca.edu or nstp@ithaca.edu