First Generation Programming

Conversation Corner 2021-2022

What: A place where students can come and engage in a variety of topics through dialogue and activities together or simply come and listen.
When: Tuesdays @ 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Where: Davis Court, Markim Hall
RSVP required? Yes. Each topic will have separate RSVP links. See below.
Due to COVID-19, we only have a capacity for 15 in-person engagement on a first come, first serve basis when reviewing RSVPs. All others will be asked to join virtually via Zoom.

UPCOMING Dates & Topics:
February 8, 2022 – Say No. Self-Advocate! – RSVP LINK PENDING
February 22, 2022 – There’s Room for You – RSVP LINK PENDING
March 1, 2022 – Chill & Chat – RSVP LINK PENDING
March 22, 2022 – Chill & Chat – RSVP LINK PENDING
April 5, 2022 – Shake What Ya Mama Gave Ya! – RSVP LINK PENDING

PAST Dates & Topics:
September 17, 2021 – Come chill and create something from the Idea Lab!
October 15, 2021 – Making the Ultimate Political Survival Kit
November 5, 2021 – DML Reflection on Senior Leadership Conversation
November 19, 2021 – Say What? How to ask Professors for Help
December 3, 2021 – Self Reflection Before Winter Break


Bridges and Barriers 2021-2022

What: Creating bridges for barriers that First Generation students may face on-campus by providing resources, events, and navigation support.
When: Wednesdays @ 4:30pm – 6:15pm

UPCOMING Dates & Topics:
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 – Topic Pending
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 – Topic Pending
Wednesday, March 30, 2022 – Topic Pending

PAST Dates & Topics:
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 – Resources for First Generation Students (Virtual)
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 – What Am I Getting Into? A BIPOC Alumni Panel and Employer Recruiters (Virtual)

DACA Programming

We provide events and trainings regarding DACA/Undocumented/Mixed Status support for students, staff, and faculty.

MN Dream Act Workshops

For Undocumented/DACA Students ONLY

Monday, January 24 from 11am-noon
Tuesday, January 25 from 2-3pm
Wednesday, January 26 from 11am-noon

Email Pa Dao Yang ( to RSVP and to receive Zoom link

*This webpage will be continuously updated as necessary. Dates and times may be subject to change.