It’s exciting to be first. The University of Maine proudly supports first-generation college students. First-gen college students are the first in their families to earn a college degree even if a sibling has earned a degree. This website is designed with first-gen students’ needs in mind. Whether you’re beginning your journey, are an adult learner, or are currently enrolled at UMaine, you will find resources and guidance on this page or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.