Campus Events

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MLK Jr. Program and Multicultural and First Generation College Students host an Intergenerational Panel Discussion

November 8, 5-6:30 p.m. | Bruininks Hall, Room 230

In celebration and acknowledgement of First Generation College Day, please join the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program and the Multicultural and First Generation College Students as we host an intergenerational panel focused on learning more about the First Generation experience both here at the University of Minnesota and beyond.

Past Events

CLA PES Celebrates First Gen Day

November 8, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Appleby Hall, Room 2

Join CLA PES to commemorate National First Generation College Student Day! There will be a hot chocolate bar with tons of toppings, a selfie station to take pics with your favorite First-Gen Advisor, the opportunity to paint a canvas square to decorate the office, and pizza served for lunch from noon to 1pm!

MCAE, GSC & Women's Center First Generation College Celebration

November 8, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Appleby Hall 41

Join MCAE, GSC & Women's Center First Generation College Celebration by making buttons celebrating this day!

PES Celebrates FGEN Day

November 8, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | PES Student Lounge. Appleby Hall Room 127

Celebrate with PES and claim your First Gen Proud button. Cookies will be provided at noon. (First come, first serve.)

CCAPS Inter-College Program/Multidisciplinary Studies Open House

November 8, 9:30-10:30 a.m. | 107 Armory (2nd floor, Pre-College Programs suite, 15 Church Street SE, Mpls E Bank)

As part of the national First Generation College Celebration, come meet other CCAPS "First Gen" Inter-College Program/Multidisciplinary Studies students over pastries and coffee/tea. Wear your ICP/MdS t-shirt - or your "I Voted" sticker - and grab some CCAPS swag and First Gen Proud buttons!


Please note: The Pre-College Programs suite is located on the second floor of the Armory, a historic building without an elevator. If you are unable to use the stairs to access this office, CCAPS will also have buttons available in Ruttan Hall Suite 20 (CCAPS Advising & Student Services) on St. Paul Campus.

CSE First Generation College Celebration

November 8, 8- 10 a.m. | Keller Hall, Room 3-176

Join CSE for bagels and coffee on Thursday between 8 am and 10 am in Keller Hall, Room 3-176! Please feel free to stop by whenever you can and enjoy a FREE breakfast from CSE! While you’re there, academic advisors, career counselors, and other college staff will be available to answer any quick questions you have. We are so happy that you are a student in CSE and we’d like to recognize your success at the University!

CEHD First-Generation College Student Networking Celebration

November 7, 4-6 p.m. | Comstock Hall, Ballroom - B015

This evening of acknowledgement is to celebrate the accomplishments of first-generation undergraduate students in CEHD, as well as, CEHD faculty, staff, and alumni who identify as a first-generation college student. We hope you will join us for a fun filled evening, which will include dinner and networking with current CEHD students and mentorship opportunities! RSVP is highly encouraged, but not required. Learn more...

Science and Engineering Student Board's Celebration of First Generation Students

November 7, 1-4 p.m. | Coffman Memorial Union, Ground Level (in front of the Marketplace)

Come by our table at the Memorial Union on November 7th! Pick a message from our jar and leave a message for our First Generation Students!

You can also find us on November 8 with CSE from 8 to 10 AM at Keller 3-176 and with PES at Appleby 127 from 10 AM to 2 PM!

TRIO Student Support Services Open House

October 31, 1 - 4 p.m. | Education Sciences Building, Room 40

Celebrating 50 years of TRIO SSS and First Generation TRIO SSS students. Grab a First Gen Proud button, First Gen t-shirt, a cupcake, and other fun giveaways! Learn more...