Creating a Sense of Community with Graduate Students

Last updated October 9, 2018

Creating a Sense of Community with Graduate Students

Last updated October 9, 2018

Overview

Graduate students, despite comprising a large portion of a university’s overall student body, are often under-engaged as a part of the campus community. Throughout this training you will hear examples of how the University of Notre Dame successfully:

  • Engaged graduate students upon enrolling in a program
  • Created opportunities for social connections during their program
  • Built meaningful connections to the university

Who should attend?

This online training is designed for leaders in graduate education and student success. This may include:

  • Directors and Coordinators of Graduate Programs
  • Deans of Graduate Education
  • Directors of Graduate Student Services
  • Directors of Graduate Enrollment

Agenda

  • Pre-arrival through Orientation (Session 1 – February 13)
    1. Coordinating communication during admissions
    2. Graduate-specific orientation
  • Success and Well-being of Graduate Students (Session 2 – February 20)
    1. Creating social opportunities for graduate and adult students
    2. Using marketing and branding to connect grads to existing services
    3. Graduate Student Appreciation Week