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Celebrate First-Generation Graduates December 15

The First Forward Graduation Ceremony is a celebration of first-generation graduates who are the first in their family to graduate from college.

If you’re graduating this semester, sign up by December 8 to participate. You will receive a teal cord presented to you either by a mentor who has helped you along the way, or by the Dean of Students. You’ll be able to proudly wear your cord during the 101st Commencement ceremony December 16.

This semester’s ceremony is Friday, December 15 at 6 p.m. in the Simplot Ballroom of the Student Union. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with music and refreshments.

Families and friends are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served; suggested attire is business casual.

Registration is closed