Grad Appreciation Week

May 9 to 13, 2022

Thank you, graduate students! Your outstanding contributions to scholarship, research, teaching and service help make Oregon State a world-class university.



May 9–13

  • Javastop $1 Off Drinks

    Get $1 off your drink at Javastop in the Memorial Union or Java II in the library. Available to the first 150 students. Coupon available at the front desk in Heckart Lodge.

     All week

     Javastop in Memorial Union



May 9

  • Veteran Grad Student Meetup

    Meet and network with other grad student veterans. Snacks provided.

     Noon to 1 PM (PDT)

     Paddle Tail Classroom (6420), 6th floor, OSU Valley Library

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  • Common Fields, Downtown Corvallis

    Enjoy games and $1 off your order at Common Fields (Kalamata Bistro, Black Forest Kitchen) in downtown Corvallis. Pick up a voucher/coupon in Heckart Lodge during office hours to redeem.

     11 AM to 8 PM (PDT)

     Common Fields

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May 10



May 11

  • Free Coffee in Heckart Lodge

    Stop by the Graduate School office and pick up a hot beverage to start your day. Free while supplies last!

     Starts at 8 AM (PDT)

     Heckart Lodge (map)

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  • Pause and Connect: Practices of Well-Being in Community

    Join licensed psychologist Michele Ribeiro, OSU CAPS, for a one-hour exploration of how to create an environment conducive to health and healing.

     11 AM to Noon (PDT)

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  • Networking, LinkedIn, and the Job Search for Graduate Students

    Learn about crafting CVs and resumes that will help your application materials stand out for academic or industry jobs, post docs, fellowships or other opportunities you will be applying to. Before attending the workshop, upload your resume or CV to Vmock to get individualized feedback.

     3 to 4 PM (PDT)

     Available on Handshake

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  • Grad Student Parent Community Gathering

    Network with other graduate student parents and enjoy some snacks.

     Noon to 1 PM (PDT)

     Paddle Tail Classroom, 6th floor, OSU Valley Library

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  • Happy Hour at Downward Dog

    Enjoy a $3 happy hour drink special from the Downward Dog. Must present a coupon available for pick up at Heckart Lodge.

     Time 4 to 7 PM

     Downward Dog, on Monroe



May 12

  • OSU Grad Advantage Demos and Free Gifts

    Head down to the Graduate Student Commons to learn about how to incorporate OSU Grad Advantage into your graduate career. We'll have some freebies available to those to come by.

     10 to 11 AM (PDT)

     Graduate Student Commons, 6th floor, OSU Valley Library

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  • Winning CVs & Resumes for Graduate Students

    Getting a position as a graduate student takes strategy. Whether you are interested in working in academia, private industry, or for government employers, this talk will help you think through how to find and network into jobs with an advanced degree.

     Noon to 1 PM (PDT)

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  • Free Headshots

    Get your photo taken for free! Great for your website or LinkedIn profile.

     10 AM to 1 PM

     Graduate Student Commons, 6th floor, rooms 6812/6822, OSU Valley Library

  • Grad Inspire 2022

    Learn the stories behind the research as four graduate students take the stage to share their journeys with us. Food and beverages provided. Learn more on the Grad Inspire website.

     5 to 7 PM (PDT)

     Memorial Union Ballroom and Zoom

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May 13

  • Yoga Class on Zoom with Jen Price

    Join us online for a grad student yoga class. Jen will guide you through some restorative poses for your busy lives.

     11:30 AM to 12:15 PM (PDT)

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  • All Grad Student Community Gathering

    Stop by the Graduate Student Commons for snacks and networking at the all grad student community gathering. Meet fellow grad student from across the disciplines.

     Noon to 1 PM (PDT)

     Paddle Tail Classroom, 6th floor, OSU Valley Library

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  • Research Photo Competition Winners Announced

    The top three winners from our annual photo competition will be announced on the photo contest page. This contest is open to all currently enrolled Oregon State University master’s or doctoral graduate students in both thesis and course-based programs. Vote by Thursday, May 12.

    Vote for the winners!


For an accommodation related to a disability please contact Ashleigh Anderson at 541-737-4652 by May 6.

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