In response to the COVID-19 pandemic:

Graduate Student Affairs programming and meetings with staff will be virtual. Please email gradstudentaffairs@brandeis.edu if you’d like to meet with any of the staff, have questions or want to find out more about our resources. For more information about COVID-19 and Brandeis, please visit the university's COVID Response website. For more information about how this might impact you, please visit the graduate student section of the COVID Response website.

If you plan on traveling outside of Massachusetts, you will need to register your travel with us. Please complete the online Graduate Student Travel Reporting form and contact Jessica Basile with questions.

A Home for All Graduate Students of Brandeis University

Whether you are new to Brandeis or a returning graduate student, the staff at Graduate Student Affairs are committed to helping you navigate your time in graduate school. Life as a graduate student is busy and stressful — we are here to support you in doing your best academically while also taking care of yourself.

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Navigating Graduate School

Graduate Student Affairs recognizes that separating students into academic and nonacademic personas is not always helpful, and we commit to various and diverse resources and programming relevant to a holistic understanding of our students' lives.

We host two workshop series that help you better understand Brandeis culture and how to be successful over the course of your time with us: ​"Navigating Graduate School​" and ​"Lunch and Learn​."

We also collaborate with campus partners on programming that focuses on your overall health and wellness and on your professional development and future career prospects.

Watch: Changing the World: The Impact of Your Graduate Education

Listen to the three graduate school deans speak about the importance of the work you are doing in graduate school for the issues impacting our world. Hosted by Graduate Student Affairs and moderated by Raymond Ou, vice president of student affairs, Deans Katy Graddy (Brandeis International Business School), Eric Chasalow (Graduate School of Arts and Sciences) and David Weil (Heller School for Social Policy and Management) offer reflections on graduate education and answer questions from graduate students.

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