October 24-28, 2022
Thank you. We wouldn't be who we are without you.
At 20,000+ graduate students, you are one-third of the entire student population. We hope you take some time this week to celebrate with your Illinois family.
We are proud of you!
GRADitUde on Green Street
Stop by the Graduate College at 507 E. Green St to see the debut of our tribute to you!
GRADUATE STUDENT APPRECIATION WEEK BANNER
We're partnering with the Illini Union to raise a banner by the Quad showing our appreciation for you.
Download our Celebration Kit for photos, gifs, videos, and decorations to help you celebrate the week.
Monday, October 24
We kick off the week with a message showing our appreciation and an online Kudoboard to share our celebrations.
Celebrate Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
9:30 – 10:30 am, Graduate College #202
Stop by and meet up for FREE fall treats! All participants, affiliates, allies, and alumni of Aspire, COS, SROP, SPI, and Sloan UCEM are invited. We encourage you to wear your program shirt or show your i-card to get your donuts, cider and coffee.
Tuesday, October 25
How well do you know the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign? Test your Illini knowledge with a special Illini trivia quiz!
Wednesday, October 26
Celebrations Across Campus
We can't wait to share how you're celebrating graduate students with the wider campus community.
Thursday, October 27
LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNER Announcement
Learn about Illinois graduate student trailblazers when we announce the 2022 Graduate Student Leadership Award winners.
Friday, October 28
2 – 4 pm, Graduate College Reception
No tricks. Just treats. Please stop by the Graduate College, take photos, and read our Big Tribute cards on the window. Then, stop inside our front doors for this family-friendly event. We'll have coloring pages and treats for all ages!