MSU Denver

Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion

First-Generation Initiatives Annual Events

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National First-Gen Week

National First-Generation Celebration Week is a time for Metropolitan State University of Denver to celebrate our trailblazing students.


First-Generation students are not only the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree but are strong, powerful, and resilient leaders. First-Generation students are dedicated to pursuing their academic goals, and we are proud of all they have accomplished.

Events for 2022-2023

First-Generation Fall Welcome

Maximizing Your College Experience as a First-Generation Student

FAFSA & CASFA Assistance

Roadrunner Trailblazer

Imposter Syndrome Presentation

First-Generation Fall Graduation

First-Generation Spring Welcome

Self-Advocacy in the Classroom & Workplace

1st Annual First-Generation Summit

Leadership Development

Halfway There Celebration

First-Generation Spring Graduation