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Events and Opportunities

  • Wednesday, August 22nd, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., May Room, Wilson Commons
    First-Generation Students and Families Welcome for the Class of 2022 (Includes lunch)
    First-generation students and families ONLY.  Join us during Orientation for a special celebration welcoming first-generation students and families to the UR community.  Please RSVP here by Friday, August 10th. Contact Parent and Family Relations at  or (585) 275-5415 for more information!
    First-Generation Welcome

  • Tuesday, August 28th, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Kearns Center (Dewey 4-160)
    Sip and Snack with the David T. Kearns Center, the Academic Home to First-Generation College Students:
    We invite you to take a break from the heat and re-charge with complimentary water, coffee, pastries, and snacks.  While you are here, we would love to chat more about our Center's support for first-generation college students.  
  • Thursday, September 6th, 12:00 - 1:30 p.m., Kearns Center (Dewey 4-160)
    The Kearns Center's First-Generation Student Welcome: This event is a great way to meet your fellow first-generation, first-year students, as well as network with upperclass Kearns Scholars and Kearns Staff.  You can also learn more about the ways in which the Center can support you on campus.  There will be fun raffle giveaways, food, and good conversation.  If you are interested in attending, please RSVP here.