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ASU First

Program Description and Purpose

This program was created for West Texas-area high school students who are considering becoming the first in their families to attend college. ASU First gives these first-generation students their first glimpse into the realities of attending college. It is our goal to show these students that Angelo State University is a viable choice for an affordable, high-quality, and close-to-home college experience.


  • ASU First provides prospective students with information about the admissions process, financial aid options and first-generation programs available at Angelo State University
  • ASU First allows prospective students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the campus of Angelo State University and to experience various aspects of college life, including lunch in the University Dining Facilities
  • ASU First allows prospective students to interact with and learn from current first-generation students attending Angelo State University
  • ASU First provides information regarding the various student services available at Angelo State University


ASU First is open to first-generation students (neither parent holds a two- or four-year degree from an institution of higher learning) who are current juniors or seniors at high schools.

Activity Workshops

Learn about the ASU admission process

Financial Aid

Learn about financial aid and the options available to help pay for college

Freshman College

Discover the various services available to help students achieve academic success and persist to graduation

Career Development

Get information about the majors available at ASU and the career paths they can lead to

Student Perspective

Hear from current ASU students about their  experiences at ASU

Campus Life/

First-Generation Programs


Learn about campus life at ASU as well as the first-generation programs offered on campus.