The University of Georgia Graduate School celebrates the accomplishments of our First-Generation graduate students who chart new pathways for their families and communities. First-Gen graduate students demonstrate resilience and innovation in navigating institutional spaces. We seek to affirm your experiences and hope this webpage provides a launching point for locating useful resources and finding community within the UGA family.
FIRST-GEN GRADUATE STUDENT RESOURCES
- First-Generation Guide to UGA: Prospective Students
- First-Generation Guide to UGA: Admitted & Enrolled Students
- First-Gen Success at UGA (University-wide)
- The University of Georgia (UGA) is home to the Beta Gamma chapter of Alpha Alpha Alpha (or Tri-Alpha) – a national honor society recognizing the academic achievements of first-generation students (defined here as coming from a family where neither parent nor any legal guardian earned a bachelor’s degree). To qualify, you must be a current degree candidate at UGA. Graduate students must have completed at least one term of study, and nine (9) credit hours, with a cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 in all coursework. For more information, please see the Division of Academic Enhancement website.