The Graduate School celebrates Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1–5

Vanderbilt celebrates Graduate Student Appreciation Week this week with events hosted by the Graduate School to recognize and appreciate students. This annual celebration was established in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students to support and appreciate students and emphasize their contributions and impact on campuses throughout the United States.

The diverse contributions of graduate students at Vanderbilt greatly enhance the academic and research excellence of our university, and we celebrate their remarkable achievements, especially during this special week of recognition. The weeklong festivities include a variety of events and activities to celebrate students.

The following events are planned for Graduate School students:

  • Monday, April 1: Graduate School Mini-Farmers Market
    11 a.m.–2 p.m.
    Alumni Hall Patio & Alumni Hall Lounge
  • Tuesday, April 2: Breakfast with the Dean
    9–10 a.m.
    Alumni Hall Reading Room
  • Wednesday, April 3: Graduate School Career Closet
    12–4 p.m.
    Alumni Hall Reading Room
  • Thursday, April 4: Graduate School Career Closet
    9 a.m.–1 p.m.
    Alumni Hall Reading Room
  • Thursday, April 4: De-stress and Decompress
    4–6 p.m.
    Alumni Hall
  • Friday, April 5: Friday Fuel Ice Cream Social
    12–1 p.m.
    Alumni Hall Lounge

Graduate Student Appreciation Week at Vanderbilt underscores the university’s gratitude for graduate students and the role they play as scholars-in-training in shaping the university’s diverse academic community.