FIRST Program

The Formerly Incarcerated Re-Entry Students Thriving (FIRST) Program is designed to provide academic and basic needs support to formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students, while addressing systematic barriers they may face.

What is FIRST?

The Formerly Incarcerated Re-Entry Students Thriving (FIRST) Program's goal is to ensure successful completion of formerly incarcerated and system-impacted students' educational journeys by providing individualized support.

FIRST's focus is to empower and support formerly incarcerated individuals by providing training, support groups, and counseling assistance that directly promotes collaboration among various campus entities.

Hear from FIRST students and counselors about their experience with the FIRST Program and how they thrive in academic support and success.


Questions? Contact Us

FIRST Program Office

Social Justice Center
Communication Building 204

Monday - Thursday from 9am to 4pm

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