May 17, 2023

12 pm – 1:15 pm, HUB 145, Seattle campus
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Hosted by Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School, this end-of-year event is an opportunity for UW *first-generation graduate students to connect with one another, recognize their milestones and achievements, and enjoy food and refreshments! Attendees’ family and friends are welcome, as well as staff and faculty who support first-gen graduate students. All first-gen graduate students are welcome, regardless of whether or not you are graduating this year.

*A first-generation graduate student is an individual who is in the first generation of their family to earn a Bachelor’s degree—and currently working towards a graduate degree.  


– Welcome remarks from Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School
– Networking activities with your peers
– Take selfies at the selfie booth
– Have your name entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of 5 Visa gift cards
– Enjoy free food and refreshments

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events so that all individuals may participate:

– For general accessibility accommodation requests, contact the Disability Services Office at or at 206.543.6450, 206.543.6452 (TTY), preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event.
– For interpreting, captioning, amplification services, and TTYs: contact the Coordinator of Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services at; or at 206.543.1415, 206.543.6452 (TTY), preferably at least 10 days in advance of the event.
– Accessible parking information: