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First Colonels Program


First generation college students (neither parent has a bachelor’s degree).


First Colonels members get the chance to explore what it means to be a successful college student and have opportunities for additional activities and support at EKU. This close-knit community allows students to explore the EKU and Richmond community in an engaging and exciting environment.


Request a mentor to have a peer help you navigate your first year of college and beyond.


Contact the Student Success Center for more details.

First Colonels Living Learning Community

The First Colonels Living Learning Community provides programming and workshops designed to help students adjust to campus life at EKU. This is an opportunity for first-generaion students at EKU to connect with fellow first-generation students and faculty/staff who are committed to the success of first-generation students.

To join the First Colonels LLC, choose the LLC on your Housing application or email EKU Housing and Residence Life for more information.