FGLI at Vanderbilt

First-Generation Low-Income students often experience college as a different world than what they are familiar with, one that they are not culturally, socially, or financially prepared for. Intentional inclusivity, mindful programming, and financial support can help first-generation low-income students feel less like visitors at our University, and instead, feel like they belong and deserve to have the tools and confidence they need to truly get the most out of their Vanderbilt journey.

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Updated FirstVU Progress Report

FirstVU is constantly working to better support students through our various initiatives. For the purposes of transparency and awareness, we have created a progress report so you know exactly what we've been working on and our ideas for the future. If you...

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