First Generation

Resources for First Generation Students

You’ve broken barriers as the first person in your family to enroll in college! Your next achievement is achieving success in your first career after college. We encourage you to explore the various onsite and offsite resources to get you there.

If you have a resource you want us to include, let us know!

Campus Resource Purpose Contact
Academic Success Center Provides academic resources, including peer mentoring, academic success coaching, academic skills workshops, and college success strategies to support you throughout college. Meigan Karraker
THRIVE Coaching A free coaching service focusing on your strengths, overall wellness, and achieving your goals. Jared Rodrigues
Student Financial Services Provides support in navigating financial aid opportunities and other financing options. Emily Baker
Student Employment Gain real-world experience outside the classroom and earn funds to support you through college. Kathryn Wood


Opinion | The Exploitation of Bilingualism In Our Workplaces by Zazueta ’23

Disclaimer | The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the University of Redlands, the Office of Career & Professional Development, or its employees. If you would …

By Ayled Zazueta '23
Ayled Zazueta '23 Student
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What Immigrants Can Teach Us About Success

As politicians continue to debate and discuss the sensitive subject of immigration, a sense of threat and urgency can be overwhelming. As a result, more and mored more people want to take part in the discussion, with many of them …

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The Challenges and Solutions for Latinx Folks in the Workplace

Being Latinx comes with its challenges. If you’re Latinx at the University of Redlands, chances are you’re the first in your family to attend college. Your parents are probably immigrants and speak only Spanish, though they get by with limited …

By Maria Quiroz
Maria Quiroz
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116 Armacost Library
1201 East Colton Avenue
Redlands, CA 92373

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