First Generation Week

Did you know nearly 30% of Huskies are the first in their families to attend college? First Generation Week at BU is Nov. 8-12 and celebrates our first-gen students, faculty, and staff!

Join us for a series of free events, open to the public.

Monday, Nov. 8: First Gen Day

  • First Gen Pop In - Kehr Union Lobby, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Going Pro: Your Future...Who Do You Know? - McCormick 2302, 4 - 5 p.m.
  • Virtual Speaker: Dr. Amir Whitaker: First-Gen Social Justice - 6 - 7 p.m. | Zoom link

Tuesday, Nov. 9

  • Drop-in with the Deans (Free Coffee!) - Warren Student Services Center Lobby, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

  • Resume Development - Warren Student Services Center Lobby, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • BU First Gen Alumni Virtual Panel - 6 - 7 p.m. | Zoom link

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • First Gen and Veterans: Intersectional Identities - Warren Student Services Center Lobby, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 12

  • BUSVA Suicide Prevention Walk - Quad, beginning at 8 a.m.
  • First Gen Employee Chat & Chew - Arts and Administration Building Atrium, 12 - 2 p.m.
  • Program Board: Hogwarts Bingo, Kehr Union Ballroom,  7 - 8 p.m.