First-Gen Graduate Student: You Made it Through Your First Year, Now What?


Nov. 10, 2022, 3pm to 4pm

Office/Remote Location



Graduate school may seem just as overwhelming as it first did. The Graduate College is dedicated to supporting first-generation graduate students. 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, support services, and graduation requirements.

  • 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 and click on The Grad Academy tab to RSVP for this workshop.

Join via Webex
Meeting number (access code): 2621 246 9115
Meeting password: iQqPPrG*822

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