Texas Tech University

Welcome First-Gen Red Raiders!


 How does TTU define a First Generation College Student?

A Student is considered First Generation in College (FGC) when neither parent(s) or guardian(s) has earned a Bachelor's degree in the United States.

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs (FGTMP)

Seeks to support undergraduate students that identify as first-generation in college as they pursue their undergraduate degree. FGTMP offers:  

Peer Mentorship, Social Engagement, & Student Success Activities

Focused on increasing undergraduate student sense of belonging at TTU. By connecting First-Generation Mentees with an upper level First-Generation Peer Mentor, Program Participants will gain a built-in network of support as they navigate their university experience in order to promote their personal, social, and academic well-being.   

Program Overview

Access information relevant to your success in the program.                                  

Be a Peer Mentor

Learn more about the First Gen Peer Mentor Position here.           

Join the Program

FGMTP is excited to welcome you to the First Gen Family. 

FGTMP Scholarship 

Access information relevant to submitting a quality scholarship application.


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TTU Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Have questions? Connect with FGTMP staff online. 

First-Gen Virtual Help Desk