First-Generation students

Welcome. First-generation studentsare the first in their family to go to collegeor,whose parents have never attended a post-secondary educational institution.

As a first-generation student,you may havea hugechallengetonavigatingthecollege processeswithout the learning curve that comes from having a college graduate family member to lean on.Learning andmaximizing onimportant opportunities such as internships, co-op andapplying for financial aid can be a newand difficultchallenge.

Being a college student can entailfiguring out how to balance a full course load, a part-time job, and social life– here at DouglasCollege,weare equipped with multiple opportunities tohelp you in yoursuccess.

Here aresome programs at ϼ: