First-Gen Week

Date & Time

Monday, November 06, 2023, 11:20 a.m.-Friday, November 10, 2023, 1:30 p.m.


Campus Life

Nov. 6  |  Nov. 7  |  Nov. 8  |  Nov. 9  |  Nov. 10

November 6

Tri Alpha Info Session

Executive Meeting Room
11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to learn about Tri-Alpha, the First-Generation Honor Society on campus. Including eligibility and membership benefits

The CLASSRoom Podcast First Gen Feature

Airs on WCCR through the Rutgers App
11:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.

Listen is as first-generation students and a first-generation faculty member, discuss their experiences on campus.

Ask me 1st Campus Tabling

Campus Center
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stop by our table in the campus center and get a snack while answering questions about being first-gen.

1st Gen Student-Staff-Faculty Mix and Mingle

Multipurpose Room A, Campus Center
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join fellow first-gen faculty, student, and staff for a fun and interactive networking event while enjoying some refreshments!

November 7

The Pressures of Being First

Armitage, Room 105
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Participants will learn strategies on how to focus on themselves in college while also managing the expectations of their family. 

Money Basics for First Gen Students

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Learn some basics tips and tricks to effectively manage your finances.

Movie-Trivia Night

CLASS Office
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Take a break from the end of semester wind down and join your first-gen peers for a movie and some trivia.

November 8

Dreams and Donuts

Campus Center Tabling
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Stop by our table in the campus center and get a donut when you tell us your first-gen dreams and goals.

1st to be Greek Student Panel

South ABC, Lower Level, Campus Center
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hear from current first-gen students about their experiences and the benefits of joining a Greek organization.

November 9

1st to Passport Campus Tabling

Campus Center
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Have you always wanted to travel abroad? Don't have a passport? Stop by our table and we will help you be the 1st to get a FREE passport.

November 10

Brother2Brother Information Session

South Conference Room BC, Rutgers–Camden Campus Center
11:20 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This is a call to action for all Black and Latinx male identifying students to learn about the Brother2Brother (B2B) community and support establishing a chapter at RU-C.

1st Gen Service: Give Back First

Campus Center
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join Lambda Theta Alpha as they close out their Founder's Week and First Gen Week with a community service park clean up of Camden.