Please note: The Add/Drop period has been extended to two weeks.  The new Add/Drop deadline is Feb. 7th.

First Generation

For students who identify as First Generation college students in their family, our SBS Academic Fellows program and the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) are important programs. Details about AFP, CMASS, and additional resources can be accessed below.

Connect UMass First-Generation Students and Alumni Group Launch

UMass is creating a way for current first-generation students to connect with first-generation alums through Connect UMass.

Join us on Wednesday, November 10th at 4pm via Zoom to launch this project. For more information, watch this video.

 

By Adrian Grace
Adrian Grace Director of Undergraduate Advising Adrian Grace
Read more »

Resume Writing: Hyping Yourself Professionally

Resume writing is an essential skill everyone needs because we all need to apply for a job at some point in our lives. Resumes are also important for scholarships, internships, grad school, study abroad, etc. As a college student, you …

By Konah Brownell
Konah Brownell
Read more »

SBS in DC Info Sessions & Office Hours!

Are you curious to learn more about SBS in DC? We invite you to come to an info session or drop by our office hours to learn more about this program for SBS Sophomores and Juniors (and Dec 2022 grads). …

By Rebecca Bell
Rebecca Bell Associate Director of Career and Professional Development for SBS Rebecca Bell
Read more »

Sidebar

Student Success Stories

Featured Resources

Students who are the first in their family to attend a college or university work hard to get there, and …

These texts explore the unique challenges of those students who identify as “first-gen,” i.e., those whose parents do not have …