UCLA First Gen Conference

UCLA First Gen Conference

May 17, 2019

8:30am – 6:30pm

First-Gen Community,


Please join us for UCLA’s first ever 1st Gen College Student Conference: ‘Everyday Superheroes’ on Friday, May 17th in Covel Commons. The conference is geared towards providing a space where first-gen undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni can engage in conversation and build community. The conference has three areas of focus: building community and providing a platform to showcase amazing research and creative art by our first-gen students. 


The conference schedule includes breakout sessions with academic research presentations from graduate & undergraduate students, pedagogy workshops for faculty, staff and TA’s, creative showcase spaces and community building workshops.


Active and engaged participants will be able to:

  • Learn from the creative and academic works of fellow students 
  • Engage in meaningful discussions with fellow first-gen students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members 
  • Feel a sense of belonging within the first-gen community

To RSVP, complete the form below by Friday, May 9, 2019. Please distribute to other students, faculty, staff, alumni or community members who might benefit from this opportunity.


Register here: https://forms.gle/yHCpvPDuieLbm1AC8


Note: The planning committee for this conference consists of UCLA staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students.


This conference is co-hosted by First To Go and 1st Gen Latinx Student Group.