Gates to Success


Gates to Success exists to serve first generation college students in connecting them to high impact practices, such as study abroad, service learning, internships, and research.

Our Mission

The purposes of this organization are to promote inclusive excellence for all students and to advance First Generation students’ success through academic support, mentorship, leadership development, and professional networks. Gates pursues to help students achieve a complete college experience and prepare exceptional students for life after SDSU. 

What is a first-generation student?

You can be a first-gen if you are the first person from your family to attend college.