The First Forward Program is as versatile as the first-generation students it serves; from one-on-one mentoring to creating unique academic futures tailored to your needs and desires.
We want you to persist to graduation and achieve the future you’ve always dreamed of. Sign up now to tap into these opportunities:
- Socialize with peers, faculty, and campus staff
- Meet with mentors to access resources from the university
- Receive featured news about first-generation students and topics
First Forward Graduation Ceremony
Graduation is a milestone that’s especially significant for first-generation students and families. The First Forward Graduation Ceremony celebrates the commencement of first-generation students with your family, friends, and mentors. As a graduate, you will be presented with a teal cord to wear at the main commencement ceremony.
Friday, December 15
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.