2017 Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Schedule of Events

Event details including the event description, time, and location can be found below the schedule. RSVP here!

Please Note: Sadly, due to circumstances outside GSA’s control, the “Massages” event in Evanston is no longer being offered on 4/6.


Event Details

Evanston Campus


Professional Headshots by NCA

  • TGS Commons
  • 12-1:30pm
  • Update your LinkedIn profile or business cards with a new professional headshot! 


Brain Boost Library Breakfast

  • Ver Steeg Faculty Lounge, Third floor south tower, 1970 campus drive
  • 8:30-10am
  • Start the day off right with some nutritious breakfast food! Coffee, fruit, bagels, and other breakfast food will be served.

GSA Happy Hour

  • World of Beer Evanston
  • 5:30-7pm
  • Join GSA for our quarterly happy hour, specially in honor of Graduate Student Appreciation Week! The first 100 people to arrive will receive a drink ticket. Appetizers and $4 drink specials will also be available.


Wine and Art Night

  • ARTica Studios,
    Norris University
  • 6 – 9pm
  • Paint a masterpiece on canvas while enjoying an open Wine Bar.All Paint supplies are provided.  Painting activity will be led by Mini Course instructor Stephanie Lupu.


Appreciation Lunch by TGS

  • TGS Commons
  • 12-1:30 pm
  • Enjoy a free lunch and let TGS show you how much they appreciate you!

Chicago Campus


Stress Relief Yoga (Vinyasa)

  • Grey Seminar Room (Lurie)
  • 5-6pm
  • Flow and restore through the practice of yoga with CGSA! Taught by DGP student Samantha Genardi, RYT200 registered yoga instructor


Brain Boost Breakfast

  • Grey Seminar Room (Lurie)
  • 8:30-10:30am
  • Start your day off right with the most important meal of the day! Coffee, donuts, bagels, and other treats will be served!

Profile Headshots

  • Dollie’s Corner (Galter Library, 2nd Floor)
  • 12-1:30pm
  • Update your LinkedIn profile or business cards with a new professional headshot!


Canine Therapy

  • Grey Seminar Room (Lurie)
  • 2-4pm
  • Puppy time!!! Come de-stress and play with dogs from Canine Therapy Corps!


Trivia Night

  • Wieboldt Hall, Room 406 5:30-8pm
  • Come show off your trivia knowledge with your fellow graduate students! Food and drinks for everyone! Prizes for all winners!


CGSA Happy Hour

  • Lurie Atrium,  4-6pm
  • Free food, free drinks, free gift cards from businesses all over Chicago! Let CGSA and TGS show you some love and appreciation!


TGS Day Out: Whirlyball 

Join us to celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week for our next Explore Chicago event on April 7 from 4 – 6 PM at Whirlyball Chicago! WhirlyBall is not just a name…it’s the name of the game, too. And one crazy-fun game it is! Up to ten players at a time (minimum of 4 players) play a game in souped-up bumper cars called WhirlyBugs with scoops and wiffle balls. Bowling lanes will also be open for participants.