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.


Got Networking Skills?

Networking Workshop

Learn how to make the connections you need to foster your success! (Show off your skills at the upcoming reception on Feb 18th!)
Thursday, Jan 22

Save The Date! Feb 18th

The Annual UCSF First Generation College Community Reception will take place
February 18, 2015 from 5-6:30pm.
UCSF first gen students, faculty, postdocs, residents, fellows and alumni are invited! 

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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