4th Annual First Generation College Student Summit

Date(s) - 04/09/2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Williams College

First Generation: Cultivating Institutional Action & Change

We’re thrilled you’ll be joining us at the 4th Annual First Generation College Student Summit this spring at Williams College.

Registration is currently closed.

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DSC_0720We are encouraging cohorts of no more than 6 students from any one school accompanied by no more than 2 non-student allies (staff, administrators, faculty). Allies must register separately.

Students who are not coming with a cohort are more than welcome! Please sign up here and if others from your school register we will be sure to connect you before the summit.

We have limited spaces available for non-students allies and people from allied organizations. Please register early to secure your space.


For more information about becoming a co-hosting school, click here.


There is limited on-campus housing available to students for Friday night at no cost to for student participants who are coming from a radius farther than 100 miles. DSC_8758 Please specify when you register if you would like information about on-campus stays.

We will have discounted hotel fares at the Williams Inn (within walking distance of all summit venues) for non-student attendees. The Inn is offering a special $99 rate for participants. To secure that rate call  413-458-9371 and say ​you’re in the “First​-Gen College Student​ Summit​” block.  ​You can also reserve by email to pam.knisley@williamsinn.com.
(This special rate is not available through the Inn’s online reservation site.)

Please let us know  when you register if you would like information about on-campus stays for students.


Driving directions

Albany International Airport
Bradley International Airport

Peter Pan/Bonanza Bus


If you are coming by air or train, shuttles to and from Albany Airport and the Albany Rensselaer Rail Station are available. Please let us know when you register how you plan to arrive.


Register Here

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You will receive an email confirmation upon registering. You may need to check your spam folder.

If you have any problems, please email info@classism.org or for immediate assistance call us at (617) 477-8635.

Registration is closed for this event.