First-Gen Graduate Student Toolkit: What You Need to Know in Your First Year


Nov. 9, 2022, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



Graduate school may seem overwhelming at first—you are trying to navigate the differences from undergrad, get acclimated to your new program and courses, and figure out who you can go to with questions. We are thrilled that you are here and are proud to support you in making the most of your graduate experience. Learn about the forms needed for your program and support services to help you thrive in your first year and beyond.

  • Grad Rebel Gateway: A tutorial to navigate the graduate student system of engagement
  • Who should I contact when I have questions? Who is your advisor/graduate coordinator/RPC Coordinator?
  • Things I wish I knew when I started graduate school
  • Forms—what's required and when to complete them
  • Writing Center support in preparation for any papers along the way
  • Early Career Checklist
  • Info from Grad Financial Services



Admission Information

To register, please log in to your Grad Rebel Gateway account. Select The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Join via Webex
Meeting number (access code): 2624 361 7337
Meeting password: j2uPqBnu?23

Join by Phone
+1 702-895-4000 United States of America Toll
+1-415-655-0001 US Toll

Join by video system
You can also dial and enter your meeting number.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please email

Contact Information

Graduate Retention. Progression, & Completion Team