You're Invited: New Graduate Student Welcome

January 18-24, 2021

New Graduate Student Welcome

Welcome to graduate school at UW–Madison! This is the page for spring 2021 New Graduate Student Welcome activities. We hope you enjoy this virtual, on-demand introduction to the campus leaders, resources, and services that are here to help you succeed as a graduate student.

Activities

All of the activities on this page are available on-demand throughout the week so you can explore them at your own pace.

If a schedule is more your style, here is a suggestion to use or modify. This schedule includes all of the New Graduate Student Welcome and Welcome Week activities to make sure you don’t miss a thing.

Monday, Jan. 18:

Tuesday, Jan. 19:

Wednesday, Jan. 20:

  • Explore the Resource Fair to get acquainted with campus and community resources

Thursday, Jan. 21:

Friday, Jan. 22:

Welcome Remarks

Dean of the Graduate School William J. Karpus

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs John Karl Scholz

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor

 

Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion
and Chief Diversity Officer Cheryl Gittens

Trouble viewing the videos on YouTube? Watch a playlist of the Welcome Remarks videos on Kaltura MediaSpace here.

Resource Fair

Explore videos and information about the campus and community services that are available to help graduate students succeed at UW–Madison.

Visit the Resource Fair >>

Master’s Student Panel

A panel of seasoned graduate students will answer large and small questions from new students.

Watch the Master’s Student Panel

PhD Student Panels

A panel of seasoned graduate students will answer large and small questions from new students.

Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences

Watch the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences Student Panel

Biological Sciences & Physical Sciences

Watch the Biological Sciences & Physical Sciences Student Panel 
(Please note, the recording begins part way through the panel.)

More Welcome Week Workshops

In addition to New Graduate Student Welcome activities on this page, new students can watch on-demand recordings of these Welcome Week events.