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Faculty & Staff: Get Involved


Faculty and Staff: Here's how you can participate in the Triton Firsts initiative, supporting and inspiring first-generation students at UC San Diego.

1. Give us your Triton Firsts Story.

Join a growing community of first-generation faculty and staff graduates at UC San Diego by completing this online form.

2. Participate in the campaign.

#firstgen T-shirt - University of California
Wear your #FirstGen T-shirt, button or lapel pin every first Friday of the month and share your pictures on social media using the hashtag #FirstGenFriday

UC San Diego faculty member / lecturer posing near #firstgen sign
Share your first-gen identity with your students

Triton Faculty Firsts logo - hashtag #firstgen college grad
Share your first-gen story on social media using the hashtag #FirstGenUCSD


3. Connect with other first-generation faculty and staff.

If you have questions or want to learn more about Triton Firsts, contact