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The University offers resources beyond the Office of FGLI Initiatives to help first generation and lower income students make the most of their undergraduate experience. There are several offices and units that provide support and engagement opportunities for both faculty and students.

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First-generation and lower-income students bring unique and valuable perspectives into the classroom. The Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching offers faculty numerous resources for understanding, engaging, and supporting these students.

Resources For Faculty


First-generation and lower-income students have access to a number of resources at Northwestern that are designed to empower their success. Northwestern provides guidance on financial aid, academic support, navigating the University community and connecting with other first-generation and lower-income students.

Resources for Students

Give to the Office of FGLI Initiatives

With a gift to the Office of FGLI Initiatives, you join alumni and friends in creating a more equitable and supportive undergraduate experience for first-generation and lower-income Northwestern students.

See ways you can support our efforts.