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We're Celebrating You!

In recognition of the important contributions, impact, and value of the 7,000+ graduate and professional students at UC San Diego, we are pleased to celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week April 3-7, 2023 
Thank you for your bold vision, passionate curiosity, and resolute dedication to teaching, research and service!

All Week

  • Grad Shoutouts: All at UC San Diego are encouraged to submit a short message for their grad students to shoutout their incredible contributions to the community. Submit your messages here.
  • GPSA Swag Giveaway: Win some awesome, exclusive GPSA swag by interacting with us on social media and stopping by at our events!
  • Zoom Backgrounds: Download one of our custom Zoom backgrounds to use for your virtual classes and meetings here.

Monday, April 3, 2023

  • Coffee Givaway: GPSA members will be around campus giving away $5 drink coupons for Art of Espresso and Tec Cafe. Stop by while supplies last! Check us out on Instagram (@ucsd.gpsa) to find out where we'll be throughout the day! 
  • GPSA Elections: Join GPSA from 6-8pm in The Forum (Price Center, 4th Floor) for our annual Executive Team elections! Come meet our candidates and learn more about what we do. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

  • Rough Draft Trivia: Stop by Rough Draft at 7pm for trivia! Winning teams will also win some fun prizes. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

  • Tea With the Dean: Come meet your Graduate Climate Interns, see what awesome events they're planning for the Spring Quarter, and socialize with GEPA Dean Antony from 2-4pm at Tapioca Express!
  • Celebrating You Social: Come meet your classmates and friends for another GPSA roaming social at Underbelly and the Stage Room starting at 6pm! Registration information will be sent out on Monday, April 3rd to all graduate and professional students - keep an eye on your inbox! 

Thursday, April 6, 2023

  • Ice Cream Giveaway: Stop by the newly (almost-finished) renovated Graduate Lounge (Old Student Center) between 12 and 2pm for ice cream by San Diego's own Hammond's Gourmet Ice Cream! Come early because supplies are limited.

Friday, April 7, 2023

  • Coffee and Donuts with GPSA: Come to the GPSA Office (Price Center, 4th Floor) between 10:30 and 12:30pm for coffee and donuts with GPSA's new executive team. 
  • GAPSWell Workship: Join GAPSWell for an hour of mindfullness and addressing imposter syndrome. The session will start promptly at 3pm. Join the virtual session here.