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Graduate College Events and Workshops

Check this page for information on upcoming events. 
Announcements, including registration information, are usually sent via email.

The following events are sponsored, or co-sponsored, by the Graduate College.

UPCOMING EVENTS - Academic Year 2018-2019

Spring 2019 Combined Meeting of the Directors of Graduate Studies and Annual Meeting of the Graduate College Faculty
Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Student Student Center West (SCW)-Thompson Room A

COMPLETED EVENTS - Academic Year 2018-2019

Fall 2018 Meeting of the Directors of Graduate Studies
Description:  Bi-Annual meeting of the Directors of Graduate Studies and Support Staff
Date:  Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Time:  2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location:  Student Services Building (SSB)-Meeting Room A
Intended Audience: Directors and Alternate Directors of Graduate Studies and Support Staff

What's Next? Career Decision-Making For PhD's
Description: Join the Graduate College for coffee, pastries, and conversation with Melanie Sinche, NCC, Director of Education for the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and Author of "Next Gen PhD." This talk will apply to all fields of study.
Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
Time:  10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: SSB Conference Room B, 1200 W. Harrison St.
Intended Audience: All Graduate Students and Postdocs are welcome.
Registration Required: Yes. Please RSVP. The first 20 people in attendance will receive a prize.

Welcome Back Ice Cream Social for Graduate Students
Description: Stop by University Hall 650 for some paletas and conversation. Mix and mingle with current graduate students, faculty and staff.
Date: Friday, September 7, 2018
Time:  11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: University Hall, Room 650
Intended Audience: All Graduate Students, Faculty and Grad Student Support Staff
Registration Required: Yes, Please RSVP

Graduate College New-Student Orientation 2018
Description: General orientation for new Graduate College students
Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2017
Time:  Check-in 8:30 AM, Event: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM,
             followed by Resource Fair and lunch/social
Location: UIC Pavillion
Intended Audience: Newly admitted Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 graduate students
Registration Required: Yes, through UIC Connect.

Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Orientation 2018
Description: Mandatory orientation for all new teaching assistants (including international)
Date: Monday, August 20, 2018
Time:  Check-in 12:30 PM, Event: 1:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Science & Engineering South, Room 250
Intended Audience: Mandatory for all new TAs
Registration Required: Yes, Click HERE to register