RAMP Events

Due to the COVID-19 concerns, all events will be held virtually.

This page will be updated periodically as events are confirmed. Please contact ramp@cpp.edu if you have any questions.

Click here for a pdf of the fall calendar of events.

To register for an event, click on the event name.


RAMP Mixers

The RAMP tutors have planned some Friday afternoon fun. This is a great opportunity to get to know the staff, meet other participants, and relax with some fun activities. We look forward to some play time with you all! Join us on Zoom (https://cpp.zoom.us/j/84896335967).

  • Friday, 10/16 @ 3-4PM
  • Friday, 10/30 @ 3-4PM (Halloween theme; costume optional)


Financial Aid Workshops


Book Club: The Moth Presents Occasional Magic edited by Catherine Burns

Registration not required. Join us on Zoom (https://cpp.zoom.us/j/93447554637).

Bring a friend; bring your lunch; and bring your voice! 

  • Meeting #1, Thursday 9/24/20 @ 12-12:50PM
  • Meeting #2, Thursday 10/8/20 @ 12-12:50PM
  • Meeting #3, Thursday 10/22/20 @ 12-12:50PM


First-Gen Crew

The purpose of this tutor-led forum is to provide a space for first-generation college students to explore and discuss common issues among first-gen students and learn from one another. Details on the focus of each meeting will be updated soon.

Registration not required. Join us on Zoom (https://cpp.zoom.us/j/7870702050).

We'd love to see you at all the meetings, but you are not required to attend all of them.

  • Tuesday, 10/20/20 @ 12-12:50 (Introductions)
  • Tuesday, 10/2720 @ 12-12:50PM
  • Tuesday, 11/10/20 @ 12-12:50PM
  • Tuesday, 11/17/20 @ 12-12:50PM
  • Tuesday, 11/24/20 @ 12-12:50 (Thankful Tuesday)


First-Generation College Student Celebration

National First-Generation College Student Day is November 8th. Cal Poly Pomona will be celebrating first-generation college students with a week of activities, events, and workshops leading up to the date. The schedule and Zoom links will be updated as workshops are confirmed.
  • Monday, November 2
    • Undergraduate Research, Graduate School, and the McNair Scholars Program (hosted by McNair) 12-1PM
    • First-Gen Mixer (hosted by EOP) 3-4PM
    • Unwritten Rules (hosted by RAMP & LRC) 4-5PM
  • Tuesday, November 3
    • Exploring Scholarships 12-12:50
    • OUR & Project Hatchery Information Session (hosted by OUR) 1:30-2:30PM
  • Wednesday, November 4
    • First-Gen Faculty Mentor Panel (hosted by I AM First & ASLS) 4-5PM
  • Thursday, November 5
    • Writing Killer Scholarship Essays 12-12:50PM
    • Careers in the Secret Service (hosted by MEP) 12-12:50PM
    • Adaptive Leadership Techniques (hosted by Bronco LEAD) 12-12:50PM
    • Keynote Speaker: CPP alum Luis Dominguez 5-6PM


Cultural Exposure (Online Options)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Broadway in Hollywood


Graduate Recognition

This past spring we recognized the 2020 graduating RAMP students via a slideshow.

If you are graduating in 2021 (spring, summer, or fall), please complete this form so that we can recognize your accomplishment!

RAMP Information Session

Join the RAMP team to learn what services RAMP has to offer and how to apply to the program. Sessions will begin every 5 minutes and last approximately 30 minutes.

  • Friday, 8/21/2020 @ 9-11:30AM


Mini Information Session


Academic Success Workshop


Financial Literacy (Asynchronous Option)


Professional Spotlight

Guest speaker from a similar background as RAMP students will share her journey through college to her current position. She will share obstacles faced, lessons learned, and advice in hopes of inspiring students to remain motivated and steadfast in pursuing their goals.