Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW is postponed until further notice. Please note that all FIU events scheduled through April 4 are canceled. This applies to on and off campus events.

Graduate Student Appreciation Week recognizes the contributions, impact and value of graduate and professional students on campuses throughout the United States. The 2020 GSAW will include the Scholarly Forum with 100+ research presentations, the Graduate Student Social, and the Provost Awards Recognition Reception.

Check out the events for GSAW 2019 below!

Scholarly Forum


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Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW is postponed until further notice. Please note that all FIU events scheduled through April 4 are canceled. This applies to on and off campus events.

The Scholarly Forum will feature poster presentations from our graduate students. This will provide a platform for graduate students to showcase their research, compete for cash prizes, and gain professional experience.

Behavioral Health Panel

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW is postponed until further notice. Please note that all FIU events scheduled through April 4 are canceled. This applies to on and off campus events.

Graduate Student Social

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and in an abundance of caution, GSAW is postponed until further notice. Please note that all FIU events scheduled through April 4 are canceled. This applies to on and off campus events.

Provost Awards Recognition Reception


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University Graduate School Provost Awards: Call for Nominations

The University Graduate School (UGS) is seeking nominations for this year’s UGS Provost Awards. The awards are intended to recognize the outstanding achievements of FIU graduate students and faculty mentors who are committed to the development of the next generation of scholars.

The nomination deadline for all of the awards is 5:00 pm on Monday, March 2, 2020

This year’s award categories can be found below (forms linked):

Graduate Student Engagement:  recognizes nominees who have demonstrated significant local, regional, or global community engagement initiative(s) with a community partner that has led to demonstrable community impacts.

Graduate Student Outstanding Creative Project:  recognizes nominees who have outstanding creative activity of local, national, or international significance.

Graduate Student Outstanding Paper or Manuscript:  recognizes nominees who have contributed to the body of literature in their discipline via an outstanding paper or manuscript.

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistantrecognizes exceptional contributions made by a Graduate Teaching Assistant to the educational excellence of FIU.

Outstanding Graduate Program Director:  recognizes a program director’s accomplishments and contributions to the success of a program.

Mentorship of Graduate Students:  recognizes excellence in the teaching and mentoring of graduate students outside the formal classroom experience.

For event photos, updates, and more, visit: FACEBOOK.COM/UGSGRADSCHOOL