Blugold Beginnings

Dreaming big, making it happen

The Blugold Beginnings program works to educate and inspire students, especially underrepresented, low income or first generation students, to believe that a post-secondary education is important, attainable, and available at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and other institutions.

Blugold Beginnings offers a variety of programs and services to promote a college-going culture and to help students obtain a higher education.  All students are provided with: 

  • Mentoring/Role Models
  • Career Exploration
  • Monthly Events
  • Tutoring/Study Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • College Planning
  • ACT Preparation


Blugld Beginnings students outside flying like airplanes
Media stories about Blugold Beginnings
Watch the short video below to hear several first-hand accounts of the type of positive impact the Blugold Beginnings experience has had on students.
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