grad welcome

The Institute welcomes graduate students to campus with Grad Welcome and Fall Picnic. These events are open to all graduate students to attend.

Grad Welcome and Fall Picnic

Friday, August 26
4-6:30 p.m.
Mary R. and John Brock III Football Facility

What to expect

We will welcome new and current graduate students to campus at this in-person event, as we share Georgia Tech's traditions, academic standards, and provide students with spirit items.

  • This is a general admission event. All new and current graduate students are welcome to attend.
  • Students are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes early.
  • Remember to bring your Buzz card.
  • Dress code for this event is casual.

After the program, attendees are encouraged to attend the Graduate Fall Picnic taking place in the same venue. 

Event Contact

Serena Wallace
Institute Event Manager
serena.wallace@comm.gatech.edu
404.385.3426

Event Recording

Unable to attend in person? We'll record welcoming remarks and share through Gradbuzz. The video will post on YouTube the following week.

Get Involved

The Office of Graduate Education is looking for volunteers for Graduate Student Welcome. Volunteer roles include picnic set-up, check-in, and breakdown.

New Student Convocation

Looking for info on New Student Convocation? The Institute welcomes undergraduate students on Sunday, August 21.