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Pave your road ahead. 

Will you be the first in your family to earn a four-year degree? This community helps build a meaningful support system as you transition to the University of Iowa. Build relationships with your peers that also identify as first generation, make connections with faculty and staff who are invested in your success, and learn about various resources that will help you pave your way at Iowa!

This Living Learning Community requires students to take an academic course connected to the community. Courses for the 2019-2020 academic year will be finalized in the spring 2019 semester. Please check back for course updates.

This community is open to any student who identifies as the first in their family to attend a four-year higher education institution. 

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Locations Fall 2019 - Spring 2020