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First-Gen Resources

Purposeful, passionate, persistent: If one thing doesn't work, go to the next. Keep going, keep taking action. (It's Not About the Coffee)

Media & Communication; Women's & Gender Studies Librarian; Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

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Esther Medina De León
Texas Tech University Libraries
2802 18th Street, MS0002
Lubbock, TX 79409

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Welcome First-Gens!

This resource guide is made with you in mind! In this guide, is designed to help students get acquainted with the TTU Libraries and provide support and ensure student success!

We hope that you have a successful semester and if you ever need help with anything, we can get you connected to the right people and resources!

Texas Tech defines a First-Generation College Student as a student whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have never earned a Bachelor's degree in the United States.

For more information about first-generation, transition & mentoring programs and activities, please contact Sharon Gonzales or Phebe Dowels or, call 806-742-7060.