Texas Tech University

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Program

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.   

Important News & Updates

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. 

Get Involved

Faculty, Staff, & Students are invited to participate in a variety of ways.     


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 4-year bachelor's degree in the United States.


First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs