First Generation Students

First-generation college student -The Higher Education Act (1965) defines a first-generation college student as: (1) An individual both of whose parents did not complete a baccalaureate degree; or (2) In the case of any individual who regularly resided with and received support from only one parent, an individual whose only such parent did not complete a baccalaureate degree.

  1. Log-in to OPUS using your NetID and Password
  2. Select the "Profile" tile
  3. Navigate to “Personal Details”
  4. Select Biographic Tab
  5. Under First Generation Status, click on the > arrow to the right to make changes
  6. Make selections
  7. Click the "Save" button to submit changes
screenshot of updating first generation status in OPUS

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