First-Generation Living Learning Community

The First-Generation Living & Learning Community is located at the Main Campus and offers an inclusive living environment while fostering a sense of belonging for residents. Students in the First-Generation Living & Learning Community will be part of the UTSA First to Go & Graduate (F2G&G) program. This community also known as a “familia” includes a dedicated first-generation peer mentor who offers a variety of fun, professional, leadership, and experiential learning opportunities geared toward ensuring an amazing college experience. 

Students that select to live in the First-Generation Living & Learning community will gain further support as they navigate all that UTSA has to offer. This includes additional connections to faculty, staff, and resources relevant to first-generation college students. In addition, students have the added connection to other first-generation peers that also live with the community. 

All first-generation students are welcome in the First-Generation Living & Learning Community and are encouraged to participate in this exciting experience. 

To learn more about the First-Generation Living & Learning Community, please check out UTSA Today’s featured article:  New residence hall wing provides UTSA first-generation students a home away from home.

Note: A First-Generation college student is anyone whose parent(s) or guardian(s) did not complete a four-year bachelor’s degree from a college or university.

How to Apply

When completing the housing application, you can indicate your interest in the First-Generation Living & Learning Community. We will partner with Housing and Residence Life to ensure your onboarding to the program.  

If you have questions, please contact UTSA Housing and Residence Life at or 210-458-6200.