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:
First-Generation Graduate Students – Fall Welcome
– National First-Gen Celebration
– International Graduate Students – Fall Welcome
Scholars’ Studio
WI 2021 Virtual Events:
Scholars’ Studio
– More events TBA
SP 2021 Virtual Events:
UW Three Minute Thesis
– More events TBA
SU 2021 TBD