In recognition of the important contributions, impact, and value of our 11,000+ academic and professional graduate students at UC Berkeley, we are pleased to celebrate Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, April 1-5, 2019.
Thank you for your bold vision, passionate curiosity, and resolute dedication to teaching, research and service!
Local Discounts & Offers
Sleepy Cat Books • Buy 2 books, get third book FREE, and 10% off purchase
Amoeba Records • 10% off purchase
Bear’s Lair Tavern • 10% off food order
Super Duper Burgers • Free small coffee with purchase of breakfast sandwich (7 – 11 am) • 10% off (all day)
Student Appreciation Events
TUESDAY, April 2
MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:00 am – Noon, Anthony Hall
Help us kick off the week with FREE coffee and pastries (while supplies last) in Anthony Hall, hosted by Dean Doyle and Graduate Division staff. All graduate students are invited to stop by and say hello!
AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
2:00 pm – 4:00pm, Anthony Hall
Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Join us for FREE coffee and cookies (while supplies last) in Anthony Hall, hosted by Graduate Division staff. All graduate students are invited to stop by and say hello!
WEDNESDAY, April 3
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm, Sibley Auditorium
Cheer on your fellow students at the 5th annual UC Berkeley Grad Slam competition, where ten UC Berkeley semi-finalists will present their three-minute research talks! The winner will represent Berkeley and compete in the UC-wide Grad Slam. This event is FREE and open to the public. The event will also be livestreamed.
THURSDAY, April 4
GRAD STUDENT HAPPY HOUR
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Bear’s Lair Tavern
Please join the Graduate Social Club and the Graduate Assembly as they host their third happy hour event of the semester. Enjoy free food and drinks (while supplies last)! Can’t make it? The next one will be May 2nd!
FRIDAY, April 5
PIZZA & CRAFTS LUNCH
11:30 am – 1:30 pm, 309 Sproul Hall
Graduate Division and the VSPA office are delighted to host a luncheon for Graduate Students, Visiting Student Researchers, Visiting Scholars, and Postdocs as part of Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Everyone is welcome to join us for a Cards & Crafts project. Pizza lunch will be provided for the first 100 people to RSVP on Eventbrite.
Come and meet your colleagues, make new friends, and have fun with crafts!