Texas Tech University

First Gen Learning Community

For 2016-2017, the First Gen Learning Community will be located in Murdough Hall, and is open to all First Generation College (FGC) students (students whose parents or guardians have never been enrolled in college), including registered participants in the First Year Success program.

The First Gen Learning Community provides a unique experience for First Generation College (FGC) students participating in the TTU Advising Center's First Year Success Program to live together in an environment supporting their academic, personal and professional success.

Students have opportunities to:

  • Connect with other students in the First Gen program
  • Enjoy in-hall events designed specifically for your personal and academic needs
  • Explore career options
  • Form study groups
  • Live in an intellectually stimulating and challenging environment
  • See your professors in-hall for study sessions, guest lectures, or faculty/student meals
  • Get connected with valuable resources on campus

Events and activities may include:

  • Earning exclusive scholarships
  • Participating in community service projects
  • Listening to a variety of guest speakers
  • Attending campus events like football games with your LC
  • Sharing meals with faculty and other students
  • Attending a wide range of social events including barbeques, game nights, cosmic bowling, and dance central