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.


Choosing a Thesis Lab

Panel Presentation

A panel of senior students will share their insights and provide advice for selecting a thesis lab. Learn about factors that are often overlooked. Gain strategies for using your rotation experiences to their fullest. You’ll come away with with a list of questions to ask the PI and other lab members before joining a lab.

Wednesday, April 8, 12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
Mission Hall Room 1401/02
Mission Bay

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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

First Generation Support Services is honored to be a recipient of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission 2014 HERO Award!  Please 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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