All on-campus events are free and open to the graduate student community. All off-campus events cost $3. Sign up in the Graduate Student Center by September 17th to reserve your seat on the bus.

Graduate Student Affairs also hosts the Navigating the American Experience workshops (geared toward International graduate students, but open to the entire graduate student community). These workshops require a confirmation of attendance to Be sure to state which workshop/session you want to attend.

Library and Technology Services offers a workshop series for graduate students, focusing on research software programs and literacy skills. To sign up, go to:

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Want to become involved in graduate student life at Brandeis? Join the Graduate Student Association (GSA) mailing list. Sign-on to receive regular information about social programs and other community events.

Also check out the GSA's Facebook group to keep up to date on what's happening in the graduate student world.

Graduate Student Activities

The Office of Graduate Student Affairs

and the Graduate Student Association Invite You to…

Graduate Student Association Welcome Reception

Tuesday, August 26th from 5:00 – 6:30pm
Faculty Club

We are glad that you are part of the Brandeis community. Please join us for refreshments, meet faculty, staff, GSA Senators, and students from each of the three graduate schools on campus. Find out how to get involved in graduate student life!

Household Goods

Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th from 9:00am – 4:00pm
The Graduate Student Center in Kutz.

Now that you moved into your new place, do you need a dish, cup, pot/pan, bedding, and/or towel? Generous people in the Brandeis Community have donated supplies to help get you off to a good start.


First Friday of the month from 3:30pm – 5:30pm

September 5th, October 3rd, November 7th, December 5th, February 6th, March 6th

Free food and drinks! Meet new friends and hang out with old friends. Join us at the Stein!

Bring your student ID and a Massachusetts license or passport to drink alcohol.

Campus SaVE

Thursday, October 23rd at 5pm

Programming for students and employees addressing the issues of domestic & datting violence, sexual assault and stalking, including information about prevention and awaremess; safe and positive options for bystander intervention; and information on risk reduction to recognize warning signs of abusive behavior.


Off Campus Activities

Apple Picking Trip

Saturday, October 4that 10:00am

Fall in New England is the season for changing leaves, picking apples, hayrides, drinking apple cider and getting lost in a hedge maze.

Natick Mall

Saturday, October 18that 10:00am

This is the largest mall in New England, filled with over 200 world-class retail and restaurant destinations.

Merrimack Outlets

Saturday, November 1st at 9am

Take a trip to New Hampshire to the retail outlets; over 100 premium outlet stores with 25% - 65% savings.

All Events Off-Campus events are 3 per person.  Sign up in the Graduate Student Center by September 17th to reserve your seat on the bus.