Programs, Workshops & Events

✨ Weekly Quarter Programs* ✨

Updated: July 2022

Peer Mentoring Hours: Mentoring Moments

Our Peer Mentors are available to answer your questions about navigating the university, and general mentorship this quarter during their OSC Mentoring Moments! Each Peer Mentor will hold weekly hours through a virtual or in-Center platform. You can find more information on when these hours are held on our homepage calendar!


Grad School Guidance Pop-in

Meet with our new Graduate Student Mentor, Aracely! Aracely is a resource available to you about all things gradaute school. She is a first-generation student and scholar who understands the experience higher education. Join her during her GSG Pop-in hours to chat and recieve mentorship on graduate school.


Academic Advising:

Join L&S Academic Advisor Jack Rivas during his in-person drop-in hours at the ONDAS Student Center! Jack has been a long-time campus partner and collaborator with the Center with a passion for supporting students. You can find him in the ONDAS Student Center on Wednesdays & Thursdays 9:00-12:00pm/1:00pm-4:00pm! He is available some Thursdays at the same time (Week 1-3, 5, 7, 9). Beginning Week 1 of Spring Quarter.


Career Staff Mentoring Hours: 

Denise and Sofi are former first-gen college students, graduate students, and professionals. Meet with them during their Mentoring Hours to talk about the first-gen experience with grad school (applying, choosing, attending), professionalism, careers, higher education, and more.


STEM Student Guidance:

Questions about graduate school in STEM? Join Nate Palmquist and Jannine Chamorro during the weekly STEM Student Guidance where you can chat about the application process, internships, growth (gap) years, research, and more! Jannine and Nate understand the first-gen experience and are ready to support you.

Real Talk:

Join us every week for Real Talk: a first-gen community space that always includes snacks! This is an informal space for first-gen students to connect with old friends, meet new people, and just chat.