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First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are the first in their families to attend college, and bring many unique strengths to their college experience. This Community includes resources and advice to help first-generation students transition and thrive in college and career.

How We Support First-Generation Students

Being the first in your family to attend college is something to be proud of, and we are well aware of the opportunities and challenges that first-generation college student face. We support students by providing access to experiential learning to help build your network and experience, career exploration to help you identify your interests and the best college major for you, and access to a wider network of employers and alumni to help broaden your connections.


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Career Service Hours

M 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
T 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
W 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
TH 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Contact & Location

(814) 732-2781

Ross Hall #165/166
220 Scotland Road
Edinboro, PA 16444