First Generation Freshmen Program

Welcome! The First Generation Freshmen (FGF) Program is dedicated to supporting incoming first-time-in-college, first-generation students at Seminole State College of Florida.

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FGF’s professional staff works closely with first-time-in-college, first generation students pursuing the A.A. degree during their first year at Seminole State until completion of 30 credit hours so that they will have a smooth transition into college and into their second year.

Our mission is to provide first-generation, first-time-in-college students with the support and skills needed to be successful in college and complete a degree by offering comprehensive support services, resources, and student programs and activities.

Orlando Magic Youth Fund

The First Generation Freshmen Program is funded by the Orlando Magic Youth Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund.

Specialized Programs

Services Offered

  • Personalized academic advising and coaching, including:
    • Advisement for students whose major is undecided
    • Identification of goals and determining personal strengths
    • Development of an educational plan
  • Financial aid assistance and scholarship information
  • Access to FGF’s student lounge and computer lab
  • Student Life Skills (SLS) Courses
  • Regular communications and invitations to attend free campus events and workshops 
  • Referrals to appropriate resources
  • Comprehensive support while attending Seminole State College

Office Staff

To schedule an advising appointment, visit our First Generation Advising Calendar.

Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome if advisors are available and are seen on a first come, first served basis.

To reach your advisors via e-mail, please contact First Generation Freshman  or send a message through the First Generation Canvas course.

Office Hours

First Generation Freshman - Sanford/Lake Mary

Weekly Schedule For Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

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First Generation Freshmen Office   407.708.2897

Sanford/Lake Mary Offices: SC Building - Campus Life Suite, 2nd Floor