Who we are
We celebrate being among first in our families, and/or from underserved backgrounds, to graduate from college or graduate school
❑ We represent all ages, genders,
and life experiences. We come together from diverse cultural, ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds as members of the Yale family
❑ We network with a broad cross section of Yale alumni with BAs, Masters, and PhD degrees from all Yale Schools and work in numerous career fields and life professions
❑ Share your story with fellow alumni & students
❑ Be inspired by a leading alumni keynote or two
❑ Participate in alumni career and life skills panels
❑ Network with current students across all schools
❑ Spend special time with each other n Help us plan our future!
If you are interested in being a panelist or a volunteer for our event, please complete the 23 Conference Participation Form no later than November 28, 2022.
❑ Friday Night, April 28, 2023
Get-together for early attendees
❑ Saturday, April 29, 2023
10am Registration/11am start with the program dinner ending at 9pm. We are planning an after-party, too!
❑ Sunday Morning, April 30, 2023 9:30am - 11:30am, Breakfast and a feedback/strategic planning session
Conference invitations, including discounted hotel rooms, will be emailed in late winter 2023. To receive an invitation, email us at email@example.com. (If you book early now on your own, you might find the best rates.)
Hotel Reservations & Other Accommodations
We have blocks of rooms available for participants.
Call the hotel directly or use the link to make your reservations.
Lower rates may be available if you reserve early.
500 Sargent Drive, New Haven
7 King/3 Queen for $199 until March 31, 2023
Group code: GEN1
Direct Phone 203-780-7800
All other questions: Customer Care Line at 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667). For guests outside of the U.S., dial (00-1-800-445-8667)
30 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT
25 Kings at $189 rate
10 Double Queen at 199 rate
Reservation: 203-777-6221, or
❑ Room Block Reservation Link
Reference 1st Gen Conference Yale 2023
Last Day to Book: Friday, April 14, 2023
Orange / Milford
229 George Street, New Haven
5 King at $179 rate;
5 Queen at $184 rate;
Fri night - Sun morn, Apr 28-30, 2023
30-day cutoff with code “FirstGenYale.”
Those interested in sharing an AirB&B or looking for a hotel roommate may contact Stephanie Grilli '80 PhD: firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate if you want to stay Friday night, Saturday night, or both. For those wanting to book a hotel, include which one/s you prefer. Those interested in an AirB&B will be connected with each other and will then have to make their own arrangements. This service only facilitates sharing and roommates. It does not make reservations or secure accommodations.