Graduate Gold Rush Schedule

Welcome to Purdue! 

Today, you will have the opportunity to meet fellow graduate students, connect with faculty and staff, and learn about important resources and services available to you. We will cover a variety of topics, including academic expectations, campus culture, graduate student life, and more.

Our goal is to provide you with the tools and support you need to thrive in your academic and personal pursuits. We know that starting graduate school can be both exciting and overwhelming, and we are here to help you navigate the transition.

Grad Goldrush Convocation

  Loeb Playhouse | STEW | 128 Memorial Dr.
9:00 am - 10:00 am  

Welcome Message from PGSG President, Somosmita Mitra

Dr. Eric Barker, Associate Provost of Graduate Programs

Dr. Zenephia Evans, Associate Dean of Students, Education, And Advocacy

Eli Van Sickle, Senior Access Consultant, Disability Resource Center

Purdue Federal Credit Union

Purdue Graduate Student Government

Graduate Student Panel - What I Wish I Would Have Known My First Year of Graduate School

Grad Goldrush Resource Fair & Refreshments

  Purdue Memorial Union | North & South Ballrooms | 101 S. Grant St.
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Grad Goldrush Workshop Opportunities

    Loeb Playhouse | 128 Memorial Mall
1:00 - 2:00 PM
What Hats Are You Wearing? Student, Employee, or Researcher? A Survival Guide
Dr. Linda Mason, Professor of Entomology

2:15 - 3:15 PM
Impostor Syndrome
Dr. Linda Mason, Professor of Entomology

    Stewart Center | 128 Memorial Mall Dr.

Room 302 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Protecting Your Mental Health During Graduate School Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Room 310 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Getting the Mentoring You Need Dr. Melanie Morgan, Associate Dean of the Graduate School Alejandra Duran Trinidad, Ph.D. Candidate

Room 306 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM What You Need to Know About Your Purdue Health Insurance Purdue University Student Health (PUSH)

Graduate School Contact Info

Young Hall | Room 170 | 155 S. Grant St.

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