First generation celebration!


Join us NOV. 8 OUTSIDE STAMP FROM 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M. as we celebrate and build community. (And pick up a free cookie!) Please share your #FearlessFirst experience.

Inspire. Be inspired.

UMD was recognized by the Center for First-generation Student Success for our demonstrated commitment to advancing first-generation student success. As you fearlessly create a college legacy, we are here to celebrate your accomplishments and help you find your way.

Douglass statue

Trailblazing.

Do you recognize these first-generation students?


Celebrities
question mark, pencil

Brainstorming.

Fill in the blank: I wish I'd known... Share tips with other students.


Make a suggestion
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Connecting.

Discover different departments on campus supporting first-generation students.

Find support

First-Gen Champions