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Graduate Student Organization Welcome Events

Created: September 18, 2018

Several of our graduate student organizations are hosting welcome events to kick off the fall quarter. We hope to see you there!


Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) Welcome Barbeque
Saturday, September 22, 11:00 AM

Centennial Park
1821 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Join the Graduate Christian Fellowship (GCF) for a barbecue on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00 AM in Evanston's lakeside Centennial Park. Meet other graduate students while enjoying free food and fun. RSVP here.


Graduate Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) Fest
Wednesday, September 26, 5:00 - 7:00 PM

Norris South Lawn
1999 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Come meet the current members of Northwestern's graduate faction of the Society of Women Engineers (GradSWE) at our annual welcome event! There will be games, prizes, free pizza and lots of fun. All are welcome!

Cost: Free


Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Welcome Back BBQ
Friday, September 21, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Lakefill South Point Lawn

Come join Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) for our annual Welcome Back BBQ where we'll connect new and returning students! We'll enjoy good BBQ and games on the South Lakefill Lawn (behind Norris Student Center) on September 21 at 6:00 PM. Feel free to bring yourself and any friends. Any and all are welcome!

Cost: Free


Welcome to the Graduate Student Garden! 
Thursday, September 27, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

The Courtyard of the Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Come learn about our community garden and help us harvest the last of our summer bounty! Snacks will be provided. 


Queer Pride Graduate Student Association's (QPGSA) Welcome Back Reception
Friday, September 28, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

TGS Commons
2122 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Interested in meeting other members of the LGBTQ+ community here at Northwestern? Please join fellow graduate students at the Queer Pride Graduate Student Association (QPGSA) Fall Social on Friday, September 28 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM in TGS Commons! QPGSA kicks off the school year with our biggest event of the fall quarter. Enjoy an open bar, light hors d’oeuvres, meet new people, make new friends and learn about all of our upcoming events this quarter and throughout the year! All are welcome! Learn more here.

Cost: Free


Welcome Social with Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
Thursday, October 4, 5:30 PM

TGS Commons
2122 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

SACNAS invites you to learn about other STEM organizations on campus. Puerto Rican food from Ponce and board games will be provided. Please RSVP here no later than October 2. For more information, visit the SACNAS Chapter at Northwestern University page on Facebook. Questions? Email nusacnas@gmail.com.

Cost: Free 


GradSWE Monthly Happy Hour
Thursday, October 4, 5:30 PM

Location: TBD (Both in Chicago and Evanston)

Come Mix & Mingle with GradSWE at our monthly happy hour!

Cost: Free 


Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) Welcome Breakfast in Evanston
Wednesday, October 10, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

The Women's Center
2000 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

All are invited to join Graduate Women Across Northwestern (GWAN) for breakfast! Stop by for a bagel and coffee while meeting fellow women at Northwestern. For more information, please visit the event page of Facebook. 


Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) Fall Welcome Reception
Wednesday, October 10, 5:00 - 7:00 PM

TGS Commons
2122 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201

Join Northwestern's Women in Science and Engineering Research (WISER) for a reception to welcome new woman-identifying graduate students in STEM to campus! New students will mingle with current students and faculty over refreshments following opening remarks by Professor Linda Broadbelt, Associate Dean for Research at McCormick. 


GWAN Welcome Breakfast in Chicago
Friday, October 12, 9:00 - 11:00 AM

The Women's Center Space
1400 Abbott Hall
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

All are invited to join GWAN for breakfast! Stop by for a bagel and coffee while meeting fellow women at Northwestern. For more information, please visit the event page of Facebook. 

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