How to Navigate Grad School

April 7, 9:00am - 12:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Wist Hall, Rm. 233

• To respond to the scholarly concern that some graduate students have difficulty in understanding the culture of graduate school.
• To familiarize graduate students with expectations, social and cultural norms regarding networking, professional development, and career preparation.
• To create an opportunity for graduate students to discuss their concerns with faculty and peers

Target Population:
• First generation college students in graduate school
• First generation graduate students
• Part-time graduate students
• International graduate students
• Graduate student who are parents of young kids
• And any graduate students who self-identified as being unfamiliar with strategies for navigating graduate school

9:00 Welcome from the OSAS Graduate Information Office
9:20 Mapping out resources and opportunities
10:00 am Student panel
11:00 am Faculty Small Group Discussions
12:00-12:30 pm free communication time

Please RSVP at:

* Even if you can’t attend this event, please check this RSVP link because it is a short survey for us to soliciting information about your specific issues and concerns. These ideas will be used for event planning, so that we can make our workshop more focused and responsive to your needs.

Contact person: Wendan Li,

Event Sponsor
UHM Office of Student Equity Excellence Diversity (SEED) and College of Education, the Office of Student Academic Services, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Wendan Li, (808) 956-7915,

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