First-Generation Students

What does it mean to be a First-Generation College Student?

Being a first-generation college student means that none of your parents or guardians received a bachelor's degree

National First Generation Celebration Day

Join the KU campus in celebrating our first-generation college students, faculty, staff and alumni on November 9th

First-Generation College Student Zoom Backgrounds

How to set up your zoom background:

Step 1: Click the image you want to download
Step 2: Click download, and save the image to your computer
Step 3: Log in to the KU zoom web portal. Go to settings and enable virtual background (if it isn't already)
Step 4: Join in or start a new Zoom meeting
Step 5: Once in the meeting, click ^ next to Start Video. Select Choose Virtual Background
Step 6: This will open a new window with default background images. To upload a new image, click +
Step 7: Select your saved image and click open

Choose an Image:



Thank you to the Center for Educational Opportunity Programs' Research, Evaluation & Dissemination team for designing these graphics.


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