Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis' First-Generation College Celebration
November 8


2021 First-Generation College Celebration

Our 2021 celebration will be in person again! We are hosting a Hot Cocoa Bar, cupcakes, yard games, and a button making station. students will have the chance to win and receive different swag items. 

2020 First-Generation College Celebration

In 2020 we held a social media campaign, students shared their firt-gen stories and had a chance to win a sweatshirt. We did some tabling at the campus center and passed our different swag items.

2019 First-Generation College Celebration

IUPUI will host a week-long celebration starting on November 2 where first-generation students, staff, and faculty from several departments and programs will be encouraged to celebrate. Several departments and offices will host their own educational events and social celebrations. IUPUI will be hosting over 40 events throughout the week!

2018 First-Generation College Celebration

IUPUI had a campus-wide event on November 8 where first-generation students, staff, and faculty were honored and celebrated. Several departments and offices hosted their own celebrations from a hand-written postcard campaign to incoming first-generation, first-year students, a balloon release with inspiring words, a first-generation student study-abroad workshop, and much more!

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis FGCC


For the latest updates on this celebration, follow @firstgeniup on Instagram, use #iupuifirstgen, and visit their website to show your support!