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Office of First Generation and Peer Mentoring

More than 40 percent of students at University of La Verne are the first in their families to attend a university. The Office of First Generation and Peer Mentoring helps support first-generation students as they transition into college with programs designed to build skills and develop a supportive network of students, faculty, and staff that are committed to seeing them succeed.

Mission, Vision and Core Learning Domains


To create opportunities for the academic, professional and personal growth for first generation college students.


To ensure we meet our students where they are; providing the care and support needed for students to develop a healthy sense of belonging that ultimately impacts their social, emotional, and academic development. 

Core Learning Domains

Social justice, education, validation, community,  and leadership.