Virtual Fall Welcome for UW First-Generation Graduate Students

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 1 – 2 pm
Register for this free event:

[Zoom link will be e-mailed a few days before the event.]

First-generation graduate students* are cordially invited to attend this virtual fall welcome event in order to:

  • Hear strategies that can help you thrive in graduate school
  • Connect with peers from across the disciplines
  • Learn about resources to support your growth as a graduate student
  • Have a chance to win an e-gift card!


  • Guest Speaker, Christian K. Love, Doctoral Student in Education
  • Members of the First-Gen Graduate Student Advisory Board (FGSAB)
  • Staff members of Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School

*A first-generation graduate student is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree–and is now pursuing a graduate degree. Event Sponsor:

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Access & Accommodations

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206.543.6450/V, 206.543.6452/TTY, 206.685.7264 (FAX), or e-mail at


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