First Gen Programs & Resources.
A First-Gen graduate student is the first in their family to pursue an advanced degree. Graduate Student Life is dedicated to supporting first-generation graduate students with innovative programming that amplifies their diverse voices and builds community at the Boston University School of Public Health. If you’re a first-gen grad student, we are thrilled that you are here and are proud to be able to support you in making the most of your graduate experience!
SPH FirstGen Mentoring Program
As part of our First Gen Program, SPH Faculty and Staff facilitate monthly meetings with their pod of 3-4 students. To learn more, click here.
Fall 2022 Events
Fall 2022 FirstGen Days BUMC
Join us for First-Gen Days, an opportunity for you to gather socially with your fellow first-gen graduate and professional students and win more Newbury Center Terrier F1RSTS swag. You are welcome to attend any of the event locations that work best for your schedule, e.g., BUMC students are welcome to attend the CRC events and vice versa, and anyone is welcome to attend the online events. Light refreshments will be served.