Seton Hall University
Gen1 Program students standing in front of Jubilee Hall.

About the Program

The Gen 1 Program is designed to guide first-generation students throughout all facets of their college experience. The programs goals are to ensure students are academically and socially acclimating to college, have access to all resources, and graduate within their intended time frame. The Gen 1 Program includes the Peer Mentor Program, Gen 1 Summer Program which is a 4-Day Extended Orientation program for both incoming and sophomore students, as well as workshops, programming, and financial support throughout the year.

Peer Mentoring 

The Gen 1 Peer Mentoring Program aims to promote and improve belonging and inclusion, academic success, and graduation through one- on-one interactions and group mentoring. Click here to learn more »

Gen 1 Summer Program

The Gen 1 Summer program is a 4-day extended orientation program where both incoming students and rising Sophomores can come to campus early and acclimate/adjust to college before classes even begin! The program is free of a charge and offers a $250 Textbook Scholarship. Additional financial assistance may be available as needed. Click here to learn more »