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Miami's First-Generation College Celebration Day

Miami's First-Generation College Celebration day is part of the National First-Generation College Celebration, held annually to honor students who are first in their families to go to college.

All Miami students, staff, and faculty are invited to attend the following activities to celebrate and support the University's first-generation students.

Oxford Campus: 

Coffee at Armstrong Student Center:  9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Near Cafe Lux

  • Meet first generation students and enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate.
  • Sign up to be a member of the "Miami Firsts" student organization.
  • Enter for a chance to win hockey game box seats as guests of President and Dr. Crawford.
  • Pick up Miami First-Generation stickers and clings.
  • Ask questions about filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Lewis Place Reception 4-6 p.m.
President and Dr. Crawford, who are both former first-generation students, welcome all faculty, staff, and students to enjoy light refreshments and show their support for Miami's first-generation students. 

Other Activities: Visit the First Generation Website at

Regional Campus Activities

Pick up a tech tattoo to show your pride and support for Miami's first-generation students. Pickup locations:

  • TLC, ELC, and TRIO offices (both campuses)
  • Hamilton campus: table in Schwarm Commons
  • Middletown campus: table in Johnston Hall 

Information on filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available at tables at both campuses.

PopUp Fest (Middletown campus) November 21   11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Johnston Hall

Pick up a free first-generation tech tattoo and get answers to financial aid questions.




Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:30am to 6:00pm

Armstrong Student Center
550 E. Spring Street, Oxford, OH 45056

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