Celebrate this moment!

To all first-gen Bruins, congratulations on your amazing accomplishments and success! You have overcome so many challenges to get to where you are today. You should be very proud and deserve to celebrate fully with your loved ones and those who helped you along the way.

First-Gen Graduation Cords

The First-To Go Office provides free cords to First-Gen students graduating within that academic year. Here is everything you need to know about cord pickups!

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Here's everything you need:

Here at UCLA First to Go, we have created a party package filled with fun content, to help you get started with your own graduation festivities. From themed recipe cards to party décor, we hope that you can find inspiration for ways to celebrate.

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Drinks & Desserts

Host a celebration with some blue & gold graduation-themed goodies for your guests with these easy-to-make recipes!

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No celebration is complete without party music! Create a festive atmosphere with our playlist of songs suggested by your fellow First-Gen students!

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Story Templates

Keep the celebration going online through Instagram. Using our story templates, you can share and reflect your First-Gen experience! Make sure to tag @ucla_firstgen to be featured on our page!

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Cap Ideas

Not sure how you want to decorate your cap? Take a peak at our Pinterest board for some inspiration to help you showcase your personality and journey!

After the Celebration...

  • resources card Resources for First-Gen Grads

    First To Go wants to keep supporting you and your endeavors. What does transitioning out of UCLA look like for First-Gen grads? For one, it means navigating what resources, services, and perks stay with you as an alumni. With that in mind, we've created a one stop shop on our website to help you stay in the know.