The First Generation Coordinating Council (FGCC) will sponsor and host activities and events throughout the academic year.  One of the goals of FGCC includes building a culture of awareness and celebration for students.  Here you will find the annual events hosted on campus from FGCC and other campus partners.


FGCC F1RST GEN WEEK - Celebrate Our FG Shockers
F1RST-GEN Activity Date/Time Department Sponsor
Social Media Campaigns All Week

*Fine Arts

*College of Applied Studies

*College of Health Professions

*FGSO: First Generation Student Organization

*Student Success

*Financial Aid

First-Gen Library Lounge Monday, Nov. 2, 3-4 p.m., a virtual event

*University Library        

*First-Gen Faculty-Staff

Are  you GAME with TRIO? Tuesday,  Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., outside of the Grace Wilkie Annex




Fairmount LAS Celebrates First-Gen for 125 Years Tuesday, Nov. 3, 3:30-5 p.m. in the RSC 142, Harvest Room/Cadman

*Fairmount LAS

Financial Aid Info Table: FAFSA, book scholarship, drawing, etc. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 3:30-5 p.m. in the RSC 142, Harvest Room/Cadman

*Financial Aid              

*Fairmount LAS

First-Gen Snacks with Success Coaches Wednesday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Neff Hall, room 115 *Student Success
First-Gen Student Celebration Thursday,  Nov. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the RSC Groover Lounge *College of Engineering
First-Gen Finances  

Thursday, Nov. 5

12:30-1 p.m., a virtual event via Streamyard & Facebook

*Student Success: OSMM

*Student Affairs

First-Gen Student Panel

Thursday, Nov. 5

1:30 p.m., a virtual event

*College of Applied Studies (CAS): Register to receive more information
First-Gen Mixer at Identity: A First-Generation Art Exhibition

Thursday, Nov. 5

2-4 p.m. at Cadman Art Gallery (RSC)

*Fine Arts



Ad Astra Mini-Conference

Sunday, Nov.

1-4 p.m., a virtual event

*Student Success            

*FGCC: Register to receive information/links


With the uncertainty of COVID-19, all events may be moved to a virtual format to ensure the safety of our campus community.