THEY BELONG: Full Year Results of Nearpeer’s Impact on First-generation, Black and Transfer Students at California State University, Northridge

 In the Summer of 2022, CSUN embarked on a randomized control trial (RCT) to directly measurethe impact of Nearpeer’s peer-to-peer platform on student enrollment, retention, and inclusionwithin the incoming 12,000 student Fall 2022 class. CSUN is one of the largest and most diverseuniversities in the United States, and these new students include both first-time, full-time and transfers with a majority being minority students and a high proportion being first-generation.