2021 Grad Expo Event Format

This year, the Big Ten+ Grad School Expo and Midwest Grad School Summit will be combined into one virtual event for all majors. Chat with highly talented potential graduate students that are interested in Business, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Science, Technology, and all related disciplines. 

Students from a variety of institutions and organizations are invited to attend Grad Expo, including McNair Scholars, honors students, summer research program participants, and many more.

Based upon the feedback we received from our first virtual event, the 2021 Grad Expo will be hosted in the Socio platform to improve ease of use for attendees and recruiters.  

Graduate School Fair - Monday, November 8, 2021
Time - 11:00AM - 3:00PM (EST)

In the past, the average on-campus Grad Expo attendee's GPA has consistently been greater than 3.6/4.0 and the majority of attendees possessed research experience. In 2020, students from 48 states and over 200 institutions attended. Due to the virtual nature of the event, a dynamic international population was present for the first time, representing 90 countries.  

Grad Fair Details

Setting Up Your Virtual Booth

By registering to participate in the Grad Expo Virtual Experience, you will have the opportunity to set up a virtual booth on the Socio platform. View your chat session as the same opportunity you have to speak with students as if they approached your table at an on-site grad fair. More details on how to set up your virtual booth will be available upon registration. 

Be creative and consider how you will manage student visitor traffic in your virtual booth. This year you will have the ability present and chat with individual students privately.   

Please note: The graduate school virtual fair directory will be categorized by field of interest. During the registration process, you will select the field under which your program would like to be listed. Categories include: General, Business, Education, Engineering, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Science, Technology, Interdisciplinary, and Multiple Disciplines. 

“This was a really wonderful event all around! We were very pleased with the number of exceptional students we were able to meet.” 

2020 Recruiter

Students are eager to learn more about graduate school opportunities.

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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