Gates to Success

Gates to Success in the Division of Academic Engagement & Student Achievement is committed to serving first-generation college students across the university from all levels and majors to help students achieve a meaningful educational experience at San Diego State University.

Our Mission

To build community among our first-generation college student population and campus/community advocates by working collaboratively with Faculty/Staff, in order to help support and advance first-generation college student success at San Diego State University.

We welcome all students, all levels and all majors! Congratulations on your continued success and we look forward to meeting you!

18-19 Gates to Success Student Organization Leadership Team

What is a first-generation student?

You are considered a First-Generation college student if your parent/guardian(s) did not complete a four-year college degree.