Mason Programs for First-Generation Students

GMU offers a number of resources to help you make the transition to college!


F1rst Gen Mason Student Group

Peer Mentoring Program
Meet other Mason first generation students

Early Identification Program (EIP)
The college preparatory program at Mason for first generation students, in collaboration with local schools.

Student Transition Empowerment Program (STEP)
Mason’s success program for first generation students

Univ 100 – Intro to Mason
This 1-credit optional course has multiple topics to choose from including being a first generation student at Mason