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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.

Family Resources

The Family Resource Center is a drop-in center for families that offers family-friendly programs, informational materials for families, and a support network.

Grad Council

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.

Financial Wellness

UChicagoGRAD partners with Campus and Student Life to provide financial wellness resources and workshops throughout the year.

Student Resources

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.

Housing Resources

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."

Upcoming Events
A photograph of UChicagoGRAD headquarters, full of grad students seated and in discussion during the Academic Job Market Summer Camp in 2019.
September 28, 2023
Chatting about ChatGPT: Situating Generative AI in Your Course
10:00 AM | Crerar 390
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September 29, 2023
Job Search Resources and Recruitment Timeline
12:00 PM | Zoom
Students in UChicagoGRAD Headquarters listen to a speaker.
October 03, 2023
Two Sigma Investments Information Session
04:00 PM | UChicagoGRAD Headquarters - 3rd floor of the UChicago Bookstore

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