First to FINish

First to FINish is Simmons University's first-generation student support program. A first-generation student is defined as having no parent or guardian having received a 4 year degree from the US.

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Simmons University has been recognized as a First-Gen Forward institution by the Center for First-generation Student Success, an initiative of NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and The Suder Foundation. The First-Gen Forward designation recognizes institutions of higher education who have demonstrated a commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.

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Throughout the school year, First to FINish will be hosting events to support first-generation students and build up the first-generation student community. If you're interested in being on the email list for these events, or if you have any questions throughout the year, please fill out this form.

First to FINish Interest Form