First-Generation Student Success

At UCI we understand that not every student comes from the same background and experiences and it is our goal to make sure that every student can succeed at and beyond their time at UCI. Some of our students need additional resources to adjust to life at UCI or close the achievement gaps with their peers. Student Success Initiatives (SSI) is dedicated to serving and assisting the transitions of low-income students, first-generation students, undocumented students, former foster youth, transfer students, adult-learners, students with dependents, and students with disabilities. Through helping students’ transition to college by providing scholarships for tutoring and resources, like book and computer loans, and offering individualized academic advising, SSI helps all students at UCI succeed.


Thanks to three generous challenges totaling $7,500 we have the chance to make an immediate impact in the lives of our most at-risk students. Be one of 50 supporters today to unlock these challenges and make a stand for student success.


Donor Map
Rank State Gifts
1 CA 54
2 VA 1
2 CO 1
First Generation Student Success 50 Donors Challenge
We've reached 25 gifts, and now with your support, if we hit 50 gifts, we will unlock a generous $5,000 gift from Mark & Kathleen Santora!
25 / 25 Gifts
First Generation Student Success 25 Donors Challenge
Help support First Generation Student Success by being one of the first 25 gifts and unlock a $2,500 gift from anonymous donors.
25 / 25 Gifts
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