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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
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.
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
Learn about off-campus housing options in Hyde Park and around Chicago
The Lounge is a space where graduate students from across programs can drop in for individual study, small-group collaboration, and socializing.
Over 1,500 incoming students from across the university join together for a day full of grad-specific information, resources, and fun.
UChicagoGRAD is committed to supporting graduate students and postdocs during this challenging time. We are working with campus partners to provide virtual resources and opportunities to help you stay connected and engaged while campus is closed.
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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