RU1st Events

Check here to learn about upcoming events an programs across the university. Future Events include:

National First-Generation College Celebration

When: November 8

Time: 12:00pm-5:00pm

Location: Starbucks, Livingston Campus

Join the RU1st Initiative to celebrate our Rutgers University-New Brunswick first-generation students during the National First-Generation College Celebration,  Thursday, November 8.

Ways to get involved:

Wear a RU1st, I’m First, or Red colored shirt to show your Rutgers pride on this day and join RU1st at the Starbucks on Livingston Campus between 12:00 PM-5:00 PM for a celebration. Visit our table to receive a voucher to buy one drink and get one free! Share your first-generation story and submit a photo at or use #RU1st and #Celebratefirstgen on social media and tag @SAEERutgers.

About RU1st:

This initiative provides opportunities for students to have a successful personal, professional, academic and social college experience and provides intentional support to help first-generation students successfully graduate.  All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to join the celebration to acknowledge the contributions of first-generation college students across the Rutgers – New Brunswick Campus.  Visit Lucy Stone Hall, A-Wing, 3rd Floor to learn more about RU1st and Student Access & Educational Equity.