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.           

Questions or Feeback?

Reach out to us at FGTMP@ttu.edu

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