Essential Info for New Graduate Students

    Graduate school can be difficulty, but we want to help you identify every resource you can to be successful. Here are a few you might consider using:

    1. Graduate Student Life Handbook
    2. New Graduate Student Checklist
    3. Tips & Strategies for Success in Graduate School
    4. We're Social - Connect with Us!
    5. Funding and Financial Considerations for Graduate Students
    6. Campus Maps
    7. Inclusiveness on Campus
    8. Wellness and Safety
    9. Graduate School Staff & Roles List
    10. Additional Resources

    Graduate Student Life Handbook

    A graduate student in our office put this publication together and it has everything you need to know to get started! Read and/or download here

    New Graduate Student Checklist

    Are you a checklist kind of person? Even if you're not, it helps to review a go-to list to make sure your bases are covered. See the one we created here. 

    Tips and Strategies for Success in Graduate School

    We've spent plenty of time with graduate students and graduate student mentors, and we've collected our best tips based on all this experience to help YOU! Post this somewhere close

    We're Social - Connect With Us!

    We share great resources, current news, student stories, and updated information regularly on our social media sites! You can find on on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Connect with us!

    Funding and Financial Considerations for Graduate Students

    Managing your finances as a graduate student is important to your long-term success. Learn more about your resources here:


    Campus Maps

    We want you to know how to find us - and everything else. Find campus maps here. Also, don't miss the parking maps.

    Inclusiveness on Campus

    We welcome everyone at UofL! As a community that celebrates diversity, works towards inclusion, and values equity and justice, we recognize that we all benefit from a range of people and experience. Learn more about efforts toward inclusion at the Graduate School, our campus' celebrated status as a welcoming community for LGBTQ-identifying folx, and other ways we can grow and learn about ourselves and others

    Wellness and Safety

    We care about your wellness and safety as a graduate student. Graduate school requires that you practice good self-care. Moreover, as a community, we must practice good care-of-each-other. Thankfully, there are many resources to help. Check out a few listed here:

    Graduate School Staff and Roles List

    • You can download a PDF here

    Additional Resources