Quarterly Diversity Celebrations
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Graduate School (TGS) hosts quarterly diversity celebrations for our underrepresented minority (URM) students. Read more about Diversity Celebrations.
Explore opportunities to interact with other diverse students.
The Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society seeks to develop a network of preeminent scholars who exemplify academic and personal excellence, foster environments of support and serve as examples of CLASS: Character, Leadership, Advocacy, Scholarship, and Service.
The Graduate School's Diversity Peer Mentor Program is designed to help first-year, diverse PhD students become acclimated to Northwestern. Peer mentors will serve as an additional resource to incoming PhD students and provide support, encouragement, and information as our new students embark on this new academic journey.
Northwestern and TGS offer many student associations that promote interactions among graduate students, provide academic and social programs, and serve as advocates for graduate students.
The Graduate School's Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) distributes a monthly e-newsletter to inform underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral trainees of current activities and opportunities on campus.
View the current issue.
The goals of our new retention strategy are to improve the engagement, the graduate school experience, and the recognition of URM students. Learn more about the following retention strategies.