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Fall 2022 Welcome Events for TGS Students

Several graduate Student Organizations and Campus Partners are hosting welcome events to kick off the Fall Quarter. Please see below for more information.

If you are interested in learning more about TGS-affiliated graduate student organizations and campus partners, visit our TGS resources webpage.

Q&A Session with Current TGS Students

  • Designed for all incoming graduate students to ask questions to a group of current TGS students, including about the first-year experience, the adviser/advisee relationship, cultivating mentors, strategies for self-care and mental well-being, extracurricular activities and/or student organizations, living in Evanston and Chicago, and more.
  • Date: Wednesday, August 10
  • Time: 10:00 AM CDT
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • View the video recording of our Q&A Session with Current TGS Students here.

Information Session: TGS Student Programming at the Center for Leadership

RSVP here

Searle Center's 2022 Fall Quarter Academic Kickoff

RSVP here by Monday, august 15

Q&A Session with TGS Student Funding Team

  • Designed for PhD and MFA students who will receive stipends from TGS.
    • Note: The funding team is unable to provide tax advice.
  • Date: Wednesday, August 31
  • Time: 1:00 PM CDT
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • View the video recording of our Q&A Session with the TGS Student Funding team here.

Q&A Session with NU Health Services and NU-SHIP

  • Designed for all graduate students to answer questions regarding Northwestern's health services and student health insurance requirement.
  • Date: Thursday, September 8
  • Time: 1:00 PM CDT
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • View the video recording of our Q&A Session with NU Health Services and NU-SHIP here.

Theater Delta Presents "Proaction": How to Maximize Your Mentoring Relationships

  • Participate in facilitated discussion as you analyze three scenarios between a graduate student and their mentor over their first year. Explore how to establish expectations and healthy boundaries, foster effective communication, and build strong meaningful relationships with a mentoring network.
  • Sponsor: The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) 
  • Date: Friday, September 9
  • Time: 10:30 AM CDT
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)

RSVP Here

Q&A Session with NU Office of Fellowships

  • Designed for all graduate students to learn how to seek out and apply for external fellowship awards.
  • Date: Friday, September 9
  • Time: 12:00 PM CDT
  • Location: Virtual (Zoom)
  • View the video recording of our Q&A Session with the Office of Fellowships here.

TGS's Office of Diversity and Inclusion: Welcome Reception 

  • Join incoming and continuing graduate students and postdoctoral trainees of underrepresented and marginalized (URM) populations for an evening of networking, feasting, and fellowship.
  • Sponsor: The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Date: Tuesday, September 13
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Guild Lounge in Scott Hall (601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208)

RSVP Here

Sheil Catholic Center's Graduate and Young Adults (GYA) Cookout

University Christian Ministry Ice Cream Social

Lutheran Campus Ministry Back to School Outdoor BBQ Supper

International Student and Scholar Welcome Picnic

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Graduate International Student Association Pizza Party

Northwestern Graduate Christian Fellowship

Canterbury House Fall Welcome and Worship

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The Subcontinent Project Fall Welcome Event + Mixer

  • Sponsor: The Subcontinent Project
  • Date: Tuesday, September 27
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Location: TGS Commons 
  • We invite everyone interested to come join us for this brief presentation and mixer. This is when we share the work we have done in the past year, recruit new members, and provide a space for all Northwestern students who are interested in the South Asian subcontinent to come together.

NU Photonics (SPIE) Ice Cream Social

  • Sponsor: NU Photonics (SPIE)
  • Date: Thursday, September 29
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Technological Institute Patio (Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208)
  • Join NU Photonics Society (SPIE) in kicking off the year with some ice cream and games! New students interested in learning about the organization are encouraged to come.

RSVP Here

Science Policy Outreach Taskforce Welcome Event (Evanston)

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Science Policy Outreach Taskforce Welcome Event (Chicago)

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Keynotes Auditions & Kickoff Event

Chicago Graduate Student Association (CGSA) Welcome BBQ

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Comunidad Latinx's Welcome Event

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Climate Tech Club Fall Welcome Event

  • Sponsor: Climate Tech Club
  • Date: Friday, October 14
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Location: Tech LR5 (Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, IL 60208)
  • There will be a virtual option available for those who cannot make it in person.

RSVP HERE

Plant-it-Purple Graduate Garden

RSVP VIA THE EVENTS TAB HERE

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