Upcoming Events

The Graduate School’s calendar connects with Google Calendar apps and provides calendar information about graduate student, postdoc, administrative, and leadership activities at the University of Utah.

Fall 2019 Events

Sep 2  |  University Closure – Labor Day
Sep 3  |  Graduate Council Meeting
Sep 3  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 1
Sep 4  |  Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sep 4  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 3
Sep 5  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 2
Sep 6  |  Grad Students & Postdocs Fall Social (CPDC)
Sep 6  |  Mindful Work/Life Balance Workshop
Sep 6  |  UPDA Board Meeting (UPDA)
Sep 9  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 4
Sep 9  |  Deadline for Fulbright Applications (Utah)
Sep 10  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 1
Sep 11  |  PHD Career Paths Seminar (CPDC)
Sep 11  |  Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sep 11  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 3
Sep 12  |  Graduate Student Social (MLIB)
Sep 12  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 2
Sep 13  |  Pivot Training for Graduate Students CANCELLED
Sep 13  |  Mindful Work/Life Balance Workshop
Sep 16-20  |  Postdoc Appreciation Week (UPDA)
Sep 16  |  Postdoc Appreciation Week: Keynote Speaker (UPDA)
Sep 16  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 4
Sep 17  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 1
Sep 18  |  Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sep 18  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 3
Sep 18-19  |  Fulbright Interviews
Sep 19  |  Secrets of the Thesis Office Exposed: What Thesis Editors Want You to Know
Sep 19  |  Thirsty Thursday (UPDA)
Sep 19  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 2
Sep 20  |  Mindful Work/Life Balance Workshop
Sep 23  |  Graduate Council Meeting
Sep 23  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 4
Sep 25  |  Ombuds Seminar on Grad/Faculty Relations (CPDC)
Sep 25  |  Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Sep 25  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 3
Sep 27  |  Mindful Work/Life Balance Workshop
Sep 30  |  Grad Slam! Information Session
Sep 30  |  Feel Better Now: Learning How to Cope with Anxiety & Depression Series 4

Oct 1  |  (Don’t!) Imagine Them Naked: Public Speaking Tips & Tricks for Grad Students & Postdocs
Oct 1  |  Grad Slam! Information Session
Oct 2  |  Advanced Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Oct 3  |  Thesis Office Formatting Workshop
Oct 3  |  Director of Graduate Studies Meeting
Oct 4  |  UPDA Board Meeting (UPDA)
Oct 4  |  Mindful Work/Life Balance Workshop 1
Oct 4  |  Last day to submit preliminary manuscripts for Fall 2019
Oct 3  |  Informational Interview Seminar (CPDC)
Oct 7-11  |  Fall Break 2019
Oct 7-10  |  Dissertation & Thesis Writing Boot Camp (MLIB)
Oct 8  |  Deadline for Fulbright Applications (National)
Oct 15  |  Lindau Interdisciplinary Meeting proposal deadline
Oct 16  |  Peer Mentoring Meetups with the Grad Careers Collaborative (CPDC)
Oct 18  |  Fall 2019 Thesis Office deadline for manuscripts 200+ pages
Oct 22  |  Cognitive Coaching for Students with ADHD or ADHD-like Symptoms
Oct 24  |  Mentoring Up: Communicating with Your Advisor
Oct 25  |  Fall 2019 Thesis Office deadline for manuscripts 199- pages
Oct 28  |  Graduate Council Meeting
Oct 29  |  Cognitive Coaching for Students with ADHD or ADHD-like Symptoms
Oct 30  |  Keeping Your Cool in Graduate School: Maintaining Mental Health as a Graduate Student

Nov 1  |  UPDA Board Meeting (UPDA)
Nov 4  |  PhD Career Path Seminar: Project & Product Management (CTLE)
Nov 5  |  Cognitive Coaching for Students with ADHD or ADHD-like Symptoms
Nov 12  |  Cognitive Coaching for Students with ADHD or ADHD-like Symptoms
Nov 14  |  Lindau Economics Meeting proposal deadline
Nov 19  |  Peer Mentoring Meetups with the Grad Careers Collaborative (CPDC)
Nov 21  |  Director of Graduate Studies Meeting
Nov 25  |  Graduate Council Meeting
Nov 28-29  | University Closure – Thanksgiving Break

Dec 5  |  Fall Semester 2019 Classes End
Dec 6  |  Fall Semester 2019 Grad Gathering
Dec 6  |  UPDA Board Meeting (UPDA)
Dec 6  |  University Reading Day
Dec 9 – 13  | Fall 2019 Final Exam Period
Dec 14-Jan 5  |  Holiday Recess 2019

Upcoming Events

Thesis Office Walk-In Hours

Wednesdays 10 am - 12 pm

August 28 - November 12

Park Building Room 302

In Fall 2019, the Thesis Office is instituting Thesis Office Walk-In Hours, where dissertating and thesis-writing students can come in to work with a Thesis Editor, ask questions, and work in a quiet space with other writing students.

No Registration Needed

Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshops

Wednesdays Aug 28 - Oct 3*

Marriott Library Room 1170

During this workshop, a specially designated Thesis Editor will work with students in small groups to identify potential formatting problems with their thesis or dissertation manuscript. Bring your laptop for hands-on help with margins, spacing, pagination, and all other formatting concerns. Registration for Fall 2019 is now open!

For students working with Word only. No LaTeX workshops are currently being offered.

*October 3 is held on a Thursday, from 10 am – 12 pm.

PHD Paths Seminar: Careers & Collaborations in Public Policy

Wednesday, September 11 • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm​

Gardner Commons, Room 2950

Join an interdisciplinary panel of experts to learn how YOU can impact public policy (and build a career using your graduate skills and knowledge)!

Pivot Training for Graduate Students

Friday, September 27 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marriott Library Room 1160

The Graduate School is excited to offer a special training session to graduate students for the Pivot program. Pivot is a new searchable database that supports the research and scholarly community at the U by providing funding & publishing opportunities, assisting in collaborator identification, and organizing & managing researcher and scholarly profiles. No matter your discipline, there’s funding out there for your graduate studies–come learn how to find it!

Advanced Thesis Office Formatting Workshop

Wednesday, October 2 • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Marriott Library Room 1170

The Advanced Formatting Workshop is for students who have a developed understanding of Microsoft Word and Thesis Office formatting requirements. The Advanced Formatting Workshop will show you how to use the options in Word as shortcuts to keep your manuscript well-formatted and professional.

Please note that students who do not have experience with the options available on Microsoft Word may find this workshop challenging.  Students who want a more straightforward training session should register for a standard formatting workshop.

Ombuds Seminar on Grad/Faculty Relations

Wednesday, September 25 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Marriott Library Room 1150

Join Faculty Ombudsman Maureen Condic for a brief presentation and Q&A on the U’s confidential conflict resolution resource. Learn strategies to advocate for your interests and keep your career on track.