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GradDays is a Celebration of Graduate and Professional Student Life and Academic Achievement at the University of Virginia, Highlighting and Enhancing the Substantial Intellectual and Social Activities of the Graduate and Professional Community.


During GradDays you can look forward to:

Days and days of free food and drink just for grads!

Socializing and collaborating with grads and in other graduate and professional schools, including Happy Hours, Wine and Cheese Receptions, Lunch Panels, a 5k, and a Saturday BBQ!

Professional development programming to help get you the career, the funding, and the publications you crave!


GradDays Scavenger Hunt

At any GradDays event, make sure to pick up a card with a list of events and workshops on it. Get your card punched at each event you attend, and fill out the name and information of new students you meet at GradDays. Turn your card in at the end of GradDays to be entered in a drawing for an iPad 4, donated by Cavalier Computers!


Schedule of Events (Subject to Change):

Click on event name for more info!

Saturday, 3/15:

Tuesday, 3/18:

Wednesday, 3/19:


Thursday, 3/20:



Friday, 3/21:


Saturday, 3/22:


Monday, 3/24:

Tuesday, 3/25:

Wednesday, 3/26:


Thursday, 3/27:

Friday, 3/28:

Saturday, 3/29:


GradDays 2014 is sponsored by:

UVa Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Council

The Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Dean of Students

The Flats at West Village

UVa Alumni Association

Graduate Student Consulting and Beyond Club

LGBTQ Resource Center

UVa Student Council