University dedicates new space for first-generation students

October 10, 2017

The University of Michigan has opened a First-Generation Student Gateway to serve as a central hub of information and support for students who are the first in their families to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Open during regular business hours in the Student Activities Building and housed in suite 3009 in the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, the room serves as a meeting space and study lounge, and the office for Adan Hussain, first-generation project manager.The space also is available after-hours by request. The space also is available after-hours by request.

The facility focuses on creating a welcoming space for students and serves as a starting point to connect them with resources and support.

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