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Graduate Student Day


Celebrating the Graduate Community

Graduate Student Day, hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and Graduate College, will take place on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Mitchell Auditorium follow by a reception in the lobby area. This special occasion recognizes the excellent contributions of graduate students towards the mission of the University especially within the classroom, lab, and community.

During the celebratory event, the Graduate College recognizes exceptionally high-performing graduate students with Graduate Student Excellence Awards across disciplines. Likewise, the GSA honors outstanding student leaders, student organizations, and faculty and professional staff mentors with awards. A reception with hors d'oeuvres and refreshments then follows.

More Information

Visit the Graduate Student Excellence Awards page for all the award and nomination information. If you have any questions about Graduate Student Day or the Graduate Student Excellence awards please email  

View photos from past Graduate Student Day celebrations: