The RU-1st Alliance is a network designed to enhance access and support for first-generation students at Rutgers-New Brunswick.

James Dickson Carr Initiatives

High impact initiatives on issues of equity, race, diversity and access to education

Ru-1st Courses

Preparation for important transitions in your college career.

Paul Robeson Leadership Institute

The first Rutgers University Institute to honor one of the most distinguished alumni.

Student Access & Educational Equity

Departments that provide support to First-generation, underrepresented and low-income students including TRIO and EOF programs.

Advising and Support Information

Need to connect with a professional staff advisor?

Request Funding

Need funding? Educational Outreach Grant funding can enhance your college experience

Partners and Schools

Interested to see if your department or school has resources for first-generation students?

Register for an Event

Register for upcoming events including Carr Initiatives including RUMEN and RU WOCI programming

Student Voices

Hear from current Rutgers students about their campus experience