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About Includifi

We’re committed to first-gen student success.

Includifi exists to support first-generation student enrollment, belonging, and achievement. Our work ensures first-gen students have equitable access to the resources and high impact opportunities that are proven to increase persistence and post-degree success.

Our Mission

To empower first-gen students to persist and thrive.

Our Story

We founded Includifi in 2021. Initially developed as a study abroad engagement platform for under- supported students, we quickly realized the potential for Includifi’s broader impact. Driven by feedback from students and educators, and leveraging our over six decades of combined experience in higher education, we re-engineered the tool to address key barriers to first-generation student success.

We focused on the fact that, despite being motivated and resilient, too many first-generation students face significant challenges with college admissions and once enrolled, ... See more in taking advantage of essential services and high impact opportunities. Our objective was to simplify the college enrollment process for prospective students and increase engagement with a wide range of essential opportunities and services to improve achievement for current first-gen students. The result was the creation of a one-stop digital hub for connecting prospective and enrolled first-generation students and families to tailored resources, mentorship, and support.

Our goal is to empower first-gen students with a digital ecosystem to build community, be inspired, and have equitable access to the opportunities that position them to succeed during and after college. See Less

What We Do

Includifi empowers colleges & universities with innovative solutions to achieve their first-generation enrollment and success goals.

Outreach & Enrollment

Engage first-gen students and their families with curated resources and communities to achieve enrollment goals.

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New Student Programming

Ease new students’ transitions to colleges with personalized first year programming that increases engagement with targeted services and experiences.

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First-Gen Belonging & Success

Equip first-gen students with a dedicated digital hub for streamlined access to tailored resources and opportunities that drive retention and post-degree success.

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Our Team

We’re a team of dedicated professionals from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who share a belief in the power of education. We’re committed to ensuring all students have equitable access to the resources and opportunities that will position them to thrive during and after university.

Andrew Gordon
CEO & Founder
Claudio Castaneda
Partner Success Manager
Eden Taylor
Senior Coordinator for Marketing and Communications
Tolu Abayomi
Engineering and Product Lead

Work with Us

Work with Us

First-gen success doesn’t happen by chance. Leading colleges & universities trust Includifi to support first-gen student belonging, retention, and success.

Get in touch and learn how Includifi can support your campus.

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