FirstVU is the student-run organization that supports, celebrates, and empowers first-generation students at Vanderbilt. Peer advocates who are also first-generation students lead the group and serve on the FirstVU executive board. Please click here to download a PDF version of our FirstVU Guide.
The mission of FirstVU is to provide support and foster a strong community where first-generation students feel empowered and supported by the University. FirstVU advocates will guide students to campus resources in the following areas:
Student Life and Co-Curricular Engagement
Faculty and Instructors