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you're invited to the
Graduate and Professional Student Week of Welcome!
Aug 24 to 30

The Council of Graduate Students is excited to host the first annual Week of Welcome for all incoming graduate and professional students. To kick off the new year, please join us at the events listed below.

We look forward to meeting you!


Sun 8/24: Arboretum Stroll& Picnic.

9AM Depart U of M campus RSVP HERE

Wed 8/27: Northeast Craft Beer

Science, Crawl & Social

6PM Meet at Logan Park Rec Center RSVP HERE


Thurs 8/28: Grad Students & Gophers Tailgate

3-5:30PM TCF Bank Parking Lot
Tailgate Free for All Students RSVP HERE

6PM Eastern Illinois vs. Gophers Football

Game Free for Incoming Students.

Fri 8/29: TC Students Welcome Back Concert with Haley Bonar and John Mark Nelson. 

7PM. Northrop Auditorium. Free Tickets Here

Sat 8/30: Intercollegiate Kickball. 

1PM. West Bank Fields. RSVP HERE



The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) is the student organization that represents, advocates for, informs, facilitates communications among, and supports graduate students (most students who are seeking a research degree: a Ph.D. or a Masters that is associated with a Ph.D. program) Learn More

Find the COGS blog here

All the graduate students are encouraged to sign the online petition for Graduate Student fees