The Graduate School Conference and Fair will help UC undergraduate students, Tristate university students, and returning adult learners explore graduate education paths and will prepare them for the competitive graduate application process.
Graduate School Conference and Fair
Sessions will guide students through the process of selecting a program, exploring funding options, and preparing a competitive admissions application. The event will culminate with a graduate school fair.
This event is free to attend. All meals will be provided. Sponsored by the UC Graduate School Office.
9–10 a.m., Check In and Breakfast
10–10:25 a.m., Welcome: Graduate School Leadership
10:30–11:15 a.m., Session 1: "Explore" (Student Panels, Assessing Skills & Interest, Opportunities)
11 a.m.–12 p.m., Lunch (Tangeman University Center, Great Hall, room 465)
12–12:45 p.m., Keynote Speaker: Suzanne Ortega, President, Council of Graduate Schools
1–1:25 p.m., Session 2: "Prepare" (Application Requirements)
1:30–1:55 p.m., Session 3: "Prepare" (Application Requirements)
2–2:25 p.m., Session 4: "Apply" (College Presentations, Funding, Financial Aid)
2:30–2:55 p.m. Session 5: "Apply" (College Presentations, Funding, Financial Aid)
1–4 p.m., Graduate School Fair in the Great Hall (Tangeman University Center, room 465)