Academic Affairs Support Programs
The Graduate School sponsors intensive courses in select foreign languages in the summer. The courses are meant to provide a general introduction to the language and assist graduate students in acquiring reading proficiency normally adequate to satisfy departmental language requirements.
The Graduate School, in partnership with the Writing Center and the Office of International programs offers seminars and workshops aimed at assisting graduate students in preparing competitive applications and proposals to the most prestigious international fellowship programs such as the Boren Fellowship, the Fulbright-IIE Fellowship, and the Fulbright-Hays Fellowship.
Whether it's a dissertation, conference paper, journal article, seminar presentation, chapter, or grant application. Graduate Writing Days at Campus Club welcomes graduate students of all stages of study to the writing program. Graduate Writing Days is a great option for both dissertation writers or pre-generals graduate students who are interested in a different space to jump-start or complement a productive writing routine.
Academic Affairs in the Graduate School coordinate all notification and approval procedures for early arriving first-year students. Students who have been invited to be on campus to begin paid research with a faculty member or as part of a formal planned program of academic activities, can arrive as early as July 1. Students who are eligible to arrive early need to be registered with the Graduate School.