UW Graduate School

Programming and Events

Due to concerns around novel coronavirus and in accordance with guidance from public health officials, Core Programs—Office of Graduate Student Affairs will schedule only virtual events and workshops until further notice.


Core Programs—the Office of Graduate Student Affairs in The Graduate School— collaborates with university partners to provide professional development events for UW graduate students. We also offer student success programming for first generation and international graduate students. For up-to-date events information, please refer to Core Programs graduate student e-newsletters.

Continuous University 501 (U501) is a self-guided, online orientation designed for graduate and professional students at all three UW campuses.
FA 2020 Virtual Events:
Fall Welcome for First-Gen Graduate Students
National First-Gen Celebration at UW
Scholars’ Studio
WI 2021 Virtual Events:
Building Effective Communication for International Graduate Students
Practicing Professional Networking Strategies for International Graduate Students
Movie Nite for First-Gen Graduate Students
Scholars’ Studio
SP 2021 Virtual Events:
Grad Student Career Development Essentials: Sessions 1 and 2
UW Three Minute Thesis
First-Gen Grad Student Year End Celebration
SU 2021 TBD