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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)


Innocent Awasom               Erin Burns


Ian Barba                             Donell Callender


Amy Dye-Reeves               Cynthia Henry


Jenni Jacobs                      Esther M. De León


Brian Quinn                               Tom Rohrig


Josh Salmans                      Jake Syma


Rob Weiner                           Shelby Herbert

Welcome to the TTU Libraries!

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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 TTU's First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs (FGTMP) please click on the link below.

First Generation Transition & Mentoring Programs (FGTMP) seeks to support undergraduate students that identify as first-generation in college as they pursue their undergraduate degree. FGTMP offers:  Peer Mentorship, Social Engagement, & Student Success Activities.