Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the first generation (FGEN) program at the University of Portland!  Our community is one for first generation college students (students whose parents did not attend college) with a special focus on serving as a support network for student success here on campus.

This program is open to all FGEN students with the goal of supporting them throughout their college career.

We invite you to learn more about the FGEN community!  If you are a first generation college student, will be attending or are considering attending the University of Portland, and would like to find out more information about the program, please contact Matt Daily, program manager, at 503.943.7895 or  Also, should you be visiting campus, consider reaching out during your visit so that we can discuss in detail the services we offer to FGEN students and families!