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First-Generation Resource Guide

Resource guide for ASU First-Generation students to learn about resources available at ASU Library

First-Year Success Center

The ASU Library wants to welcome YOU! Please use this page to find resources and support services available to you as a First-Gen Student at ASU. Most of the information on this page is pulled from the First-Year Success Center

ASU Resources for First-Gen Students

If you have any resources, organizations, student clubs, etc. for first-gen students that you do not see here, please reach out to Allinston Saulsberry ( This is a continuing document and we want to have the best and most up-to-date information for our students :) 

Check It Out!!

Scholarships, events, programs, etc. will be communicated to you, here! If something aligns with you, check it out :) 

Please note: this list is to inform you of the few things that are going on. Don't stop exploring here, check out opportunities in different departments, clubs, organizations, etc.!


  • Arizona Public Service Internship 
    • For more information and to apply, click here
  • AZ MSFT - Microsoft Surface Ambassador (part-time)
    • For more information and to apply, click here
  • AZ Xbox - Xbox Advocate (part-time)
    • For more information and to apply, click here 
  • Nursing Scholarships for First Generation College Students
  • SPARKS Ambassador 
    • To learn more and apply visit SPARKS


  • Black/African American Student Support Circle
    • Every Friday from 3-4 p.m. (click here to register)
  • Free Telehealth Services for Young Adults of Color
    • Click here for more information
  • Support Circles Weekly Schedule 
    • Click the days of the week to view the support circle descriptions and times
  • Women of Color Support Circle
    • Every Monday from 3-4 p.m. (click here to register)  

Student Services

ASU Tutoring Services 

Connect to the services desk for tutoring & other services or search for a tutor via course number or course keyword. Schedule an appointment for Writing Tutoring, Graduate Writing Tutoring, and Graduate Statistics Tutoring. Other programming such as study sessions and workshops also available.

Writing Center 

ASU Writing Centers offer a dynamic, supportive learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students at any stage of the writing process. Tutors from a wide range of majors help students hone writing skills and gain confidence in their writing.

ASU students can schedule a 30-minute appointment for one-on-one writing tutoring in person at the Tempe campus in Noble Library, Room 280 or online live via Zoom. Writing tutoring for drop-ins are limited and is subject to tutor availability. Please call (480) 965-9072 if you need help scheduling an appointment, to change, or to cancel your appointment. 

For more information about Success Programs visit their website here

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