First-Generation Students (gFIRST)
The gFIRST (first-generation students) community network seeks to support and advance the outcomes of first-gen college students across the GMS programs.
|NEW from The Newbury Center:
Terrier F1RSTS – The First-gen Network
In collaboration with The Newbury Center, BU Connects is excited to announce Terrier F1RSTS – the First Generation Network, a new group for first generation students, alumni, and allies to support each other and share resources. If you are also a Tri-Alpha National Honor Society member, please be sure to check the box under BU Student Organizations and Activities.
Newbury Center Launches First-Generation Student Magazine!
The BU Newbury Center published its first volume of Elevate, a 60-page magazine filled with 21 photographs, poems, essays and artwork solicited from first-generation students, faculty and staff. Check it out here!
Master’s Student Lunch & Learn Series – Click here to register for one or all three sessions!
Newbury Center and Events
First-Generation Students Support Group
GMS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Terrier F1RSTS Advocate Directory
Hey BU/BU Today: What I Wished I’d Known as a First-Gen Grad Student
Schedule a meeting with Newbury Center Director Maria Erb by clicking here.
Schedule a meeting with Newbury Center Assistant Director M.C. Damm by clicking here.
*This is not a comprehensive list of resources offered at BU and in the Boston community. For more advice or direction to specific resources, please reach out to one of our staff or faculty mentors
Reach out to our Mentors
Click the profiles below to connect with our gFIRST mentors and learn more about them!