The 2019 First-Generation Student Success Conference invites high school students and their supporters to join with current students, staff, and faculty at Pacific University. Register online—it's free.

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We kick things off with a panel of first-gen students sharing their experiences, leading into breakout sessions, an information fair, and free dinner at 5:15pm for registered attendees. Workshops are designed for high school students and college students.

Check-in begins at noon in the University Center (Washburne Hall), downstairs in the Multipurpose Room (MPR) on the first floor. Please contact us for accommodations related to a disability. 

Conference Schedule

Times High School Students & Parents Counselors & Staff College Students
Noon

Check in at the University Center (Washburne Hall), downstairs in the Multipurpose Room (MPR)

A light lunch will be served at check in

12:15 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.

Welcome & First-Gen Panel

University Center - Multipurpose Room (MPR is on first floor of UC)

1 p.m. - 2:05 p.m.

Applying to College (Spanish) - Boxer Pause

Applying to College (English) - UC MPR

Personal Finance and Managing Money in College

Marsh 101

2:15 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

Financial Aid 101 

UC MPR

Applying to Graduate School

Marsh Hall 101

3:30 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.

Personal Finance and Managing Money in College

UC MPR

Effective Pre-College Advising Strategies

Boxer Pause

How to Find an Internship

Marsh Hall 201

4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

First-Gen Fair: Leadership, Scholarship, and Networking

UC Lounge

5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.

First-Gen Dinner in the UC

Please see dining information for Café Bon Appetit at Pacific University

Sponsored by the First Generation Student Success Association at Pacific University. 

A special thank you to the Faith Gabelnick Endowed Fund for Community Service Grant for providing funding for this conference. 

Contact Us

Mike Shingle | Academic & Career Advisor
Bates House | 503-352-3025 | mike.shingle@pacificu.edu