2019 Student Schedule

Sunday, September 22, 2019

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Campus Tour
Purdue Graduate Student Center (PGSC)
504 Northwestern Ave., West Lafayette, IN


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Registration and Check-In
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), Room 118


2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshops Session 1, Stewart Center (STEW, 2nd Floor)
Options:
Researching Graduate Schools through ASEE Profiles, STEW 202
Researching and Choosing a Graduate School, STEW 214
Writing Your Statement of Purpose, STEW 218


2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop Session 2

Options:
Researching Graduate Schools through ASEE Profiles, STEW 202
What's Your Why?, STEW 214
Panel Discussion: How to Make Yourself Stand Out When Applying to Grad School, STEW 218


3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Refreshment Break
STEW 206

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Workshop Session 3

Options:
How to Apply to Graduate School, STEW 202
Preparing the Perfect Portfolio, STEW 214
Researching and Choosing a Graduate School, STEW 218


3:45 pm - 4:15 pm 

Workshop Session 4

Options:
What's Your Why?, STEW 202
Preparing the Perfect Portfolio, STEW 214
Writing Your Statement of Purpose, STEW 218


4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Afternoon Activity
Registration packet will include locations and details.


6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Welcome Dinners (Dress is casual.)

Engineering, North and South Ballrooms, PMU
Interdisciplinary, Pharmacy, Science, and Technology, Outside in the tent directly West of STEW, on the Memorial Mall


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

'Build Your Own Ice Cream Sundae' Social
Purdue Graduate Student Center (PGSC)
504 Northwestern Ave., West Lafayette, IN


Monday, September 23, 2019

8:00 am – 11:30 am

Student Registration and Check-In 
Purdue Memorial Union (PMU), Room 118


8:00 am - 9:00 am 

Students only: Continental Breakfast
PMU, Directors Room 230


8:00 am – 9:00 am

Recruiter Check-In
PMU, Room 118
Continental Breakfast offered in Terrace Room (just outside South Ballroom)


9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Graduate School Fair* 
PMU, North and South Ballrooms (Student entrance:South Ballroom, South doors)
PMU, East and West Main Lounges

*Doors will open promptly at 9:00 am. 


12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

Students:  Lunch will be located in the tent directly west of STEW on the Memorial Mall.
Recruiters:  Lunch is on your own.  The $10 lunch voucher in your registration packet may be used at any restaurant on the lowest level of the Purdue Memorial Union (one floor down).  You may also eat with the students in the tent on the Memorial Mall.


1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Workshop Session 1, Stewart Center (STEW, 2nd Floor)

Options:
How to Apply to Graduate School, STEW 202
Write the Perfect Personal Statement for Your Graduate School Applications, STEW 214
What to Consider While Considering Graduate School, STEW 218


1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Workshop Session 2

Options:
Learn How to Successfully Navigate the Graduate School Application Journey, STEW 202
Career Planning During Grad School, STEW 214
Panel Discussion: How to Make Yourself Stand Out When Applying to Grad School, STEW 218


2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Break


2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Workshop Session 3

Options: 
Impressing in Grad School Interviews, STEW 202
Funding Your Grad Studies, STEW 214
Career Planning During Grad School, STEW 218


3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop Session 4

Options:

Learn How to Successfully Navigate the Graduate School Application Journey, STEW 202
Write the Perfect Personal Statement for Your Graduate School Applications, STEW 214
Impressing in Grad School Interviews, STEW 218

Attending Institution

University of California Merced

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

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