Join Our Initiative

first gen college grad black shirt and button with logoOver a thousand faculty, staff, students, and alumni have signed up to join our effort. Members receive notices of upcoming events or activities. Current staff, faculty, and graduate students receive a free #First Gen College Grad T-shirt and button. Supporters receive #First Gen Supporter buttons.

Alumni or anyone interested can buy T-shirts for $29.00 and buttons for $4.00, which includes shipping.

Sign up now to join our effort!


Have your own initiative?

Have your own initiatives? Get FGI help! We’d love to get involved and support individual and group efforts that are geared towards UCSC first-gen students!

Request funding or assistance for your initiative here!


For more information, please contact the UC Santa Cruz First-Gen Team via email at