First Generation Students at Western Oregon University

Be the first in your family to go to college!

Applying to College
What You Need to Apply

 

First Year Students:

Transfer Students:

If you don’t meet the gpa requirement, you can still be considered with Comprehensive Review

It’s Good to be First!

Focused

Innovative

Resourceful

Successful

Together

Meet Our Firsts!

Advisors Specializing in First Generation Students

Advisors Specializing in First Generation Students

Ricardo

Admissions Specialist

Ricardo Acevedo-Solis
503-838-9770
acevedosolisr@wou.edu
Bilingual (Eng/Span)

Jeffery

Financial Aid Specialist

Jeffery Clinton
503-838-8475
clintonj@wou.edu

Dana Nunez-Silva

Advising Specialist

Dana Nunez-Silva
503-838-9178
nunezsilvad@wou.edu

First Generation Faculty and Staff

First Generation Faculty and Staff

Jesse Peters

Western Oregon University President

Jesse Peters
Western Oregon Universtiy President

Jose Coll

Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jose Coll
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Tina Fuchs

VP of Student Affairs

Tina Fuchs
VP of Student Affairs

Ricardo Lujan Valerio

Director of Government Relations & Special Projects

Ricardo Lujan Valerio
Director of Government Relations & Special Projects

Dana Schowalter

Associate Professor, Department Chair, Communication Studies

Dana Schowalter
Associate Professor, Department Chair, Communication Studies

Omar Melchor-Ayala

PhD, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Sciences

Omar Melchor-Ayala
PhD, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Sciences

Support Programs at WOU

Support Programs at WOU

Student Enrichment Program (SEP)

sep@wou.edu

SEP provides support to students of all majors with advising, mentoring and financial aid application support.

Teacher Preparation Student Support Services (TPSSS)

tpsss@wou.edu

TPSSS provides support to students who plan to become future teachers by providing advising, mentoring and tutoring.

Multicultural Student Services & Programs (MSSP)

mssp@wou.edu

MSSP provides a supportive environment for students of color to live, learn and grow as active members of the WOU community and as individuals.