We aim to promote a campus environment in which  the dreams of our academic pioneers and the collective vision for equal educational opportunity regardless of socioeconomic class can be realized.


Mindfulness For Success

Mindfulness is receiving increasing support as a means to reduce stress and deepen learning.  Please join us for an experiential session on mindfulness and learn how it can help you successfully navigate through graduate/professional school.

This event is a part of the 2014-15 Student Success Series

When: Thurs, Mar 5; 12-1pm
Where: N-217
Presenter: Neesha Patel, PhD
RSVP for free lunch:  felicia.mercer@ucsf.edu

Quotable First Gens

We should always have three friends in our lives: one who walks ahead, who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we've cleared the way.

- Michelle Obama

HERO Award

We are pleased to announce that our office has received the San Francisco Human Rights Commission 2014 HERO Award!  Join us in celebrating this recognition of the strengths of our academic pioneers and the significance of the journey they have embarked upon!

Fostering supportive community for UCSF students who are of the first generation in their family to graduate from college


Phone: (415) 514-0840
Email: firstgen@ucsf.edu

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