Graduate School Conference and Fair

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. 

Thank you for attending!

Visit the Schedule page for session presentations. Visit the Photos page to view photos from the conference and fair.

March 2, 2018
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tangeman University Center, 4th Floor
UC West Campus

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)