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Our community of almost 9,000 graduate students and 600 postdocs extends from labs and classrooms in Hyde Park to global centers and alumni clubs around the world. The GRAD Gargoyle is the mascot used to signal events, programs, and resources designed for grads and postdocs.
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UChicagoGRAD hosts a variety of events tailored to the specific needs of University of Chicago graduate students and postdocs.
Diversity & Inclusion
GRAD Diversity & Inclusion leads efforts within UChicagoGRAD to create, sustain, and coordinate practices throughout the University that support the academic, scholarly, and career development of graduate students and postdocs from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups.
The Family Resource Center is a drop-in center for families that offers family-friendly programs, informational materials for families, and a support network.
Graduate Council is the representative student government for the University of Chicago's 8000+ graduate students.
Diversity Advisory Board (DAB)
The UChicagoGRAD Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) is a group of students from across the university who advise UChicagoGRAD and others in developing programs and resources related to diversity in graduate education and experience. DAB also serves to connect campus-wide graduate student groups with each other and University leadership. Board membership reflects students who have consistently demonstrated a commitment to enhancing diversity, inclusion, access, and equity in higher education.
UChicagoGRAD partners with Campus and Student Life to provide financial wellness resources and workshops throughout the year.
Campus resources help students navigate, connect with, and contribute to UChicago life.
International Student Initiatives
International Student Initiatives at UChicagoGRAD creates programs, resources, and practices throughout the University that support the professional and personal development of international graduate students.
Learn about housing options in Hyde Park and around Chicago.
Graduate Student Lounge
The Lounge is a space where graduate students from across programs can drop in for individual study, small-group collaboration, and socializing.
Daniele Macuglia '17
"Collaborations between International House and UChicagoGRAD have allowed me to create programs that brought American and international graduate students together, fostering opportunities to get to know each other, work together, and learn about the global world."
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