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5 Reasons to Attend Fall Welcome This Year

Every year, the Rackham Graduate School hosts its Fall Welcome. This year, Welcome will take place on Friday, September 1, from 1:00 to 4:00pm. Our agenda of events is as follows:

  • 1:00 to 2:00pm: Welcome Program (Rackham Auditorium)
  • 2:00 to 4:00pm: Information Fair (throughout Rackham)

Five Reasons to Register and Attend

Fall Welcome is a great way to start off your graduate career. Here are five great reasons to register and attend:

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week Recap and Photo Galleries

Last week was all about celebrating our fantastic graduate and professional students. From April 4th to April 10th, Rackham Graduate School, Rackham Student Government (RSG), Graduate Rackham International (GRIN), SocioEconomically Underrepresented Graduate Students (SEUGS), the College of Engineering, and the College of Literature, and Science and the Arts (LSA) celebrated our annual Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW) with a series of free events and activities for graduate students and their families. The week began with the Appreciation Week Kickoff Breakfast and closed with RSG's 'Big Event' on North Campus that saw students and families enjoy a variety of games, food trucks, and inflatable bounce houses.

Why You Should Attend Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

Did you know that across the nation (and in Canada too!) that the week of April 2-8 marks Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW)? Every year the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students asks campuses to acknowledge and appreciate the positive impact graduate and professional students have on our campus.

There is no doubt that graduate and professional students have a significant impact on the University of Michigan campus. The numbers speak for themselves. At the University of Michigan: