Skip to Content

Graduate School

Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2022

Graduate Student Appreciation Week  2022 (GSAW), at the University of South Carolina, will be held from April 4-8, 2022.  Graduate Student Appreciation Week was started in 1993 by the National Association of Graduate - Professional Students  to recognize the value and impact of  graduate and professional students across the nation's campuses. 

To celebrate the important contributions of University of South Carolina  graduate students, the Graduate School will host a variety of activities and professional development events throughout the week.  All UofSC graduate students are encouraged to  join us during the many opportunities available!

Scheduled Graduate Student Appreciation Week Activities 

Gift Card Give-Away!

To celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2022, the Graduate School is giving away a limited amount of restaurant coupons/gift cards on Monday, April 4, Wednesday, April 6 and Friday, April 8. Winners will be contacted Monday, April 11.  Visit the daily links below to enter the give-away or find the links on Graduate School social media.  The entry forms will be active for submissions from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (EST) on the selected day (only one entry per day, per person).

Interview Skills Workshop 

Monday | April 4, 2022 | 12 p.m.  - 1 p.m.
Location: Grad Hub, Close-Hipp Building, Room 204

The Interview Skills workshop will teach you how to prepare for an interview and develop effective follow-up skills.

*Presented by Nigel Smith


Salary Negotiation Workshop

Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 11 a.m.
Location: Grad Hub, Close-Hipp Building, Room 204

Prepare to hit the job market armed with the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits and receive fair and realistic compensation. This workshop facilitated by the Student Success Center is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job and will increase your confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play.


Virtual Health and Wellness Workout

Tuesday | April 5, 2022 | 12:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Meeting ID: 713 8049 0722

Zoom Link

2022 Inclusive Leadership Professional Symposium

Thursday | April 7, 2022 | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Location: Russell House
Registration Required
Registration Deadline: April 1, 2022

The Graduate School will host an Inclusive Leadership Professional Symposium for graduate students, faculty, and staff on Thursday, April 7, 2022.  The symposium is a one-day gathering of thought leaders, educators, and leadership trainers to explore socially conscious and inclusive leadership development. Learn more about the symposium on the event web page.  


Introduction to Graduate-Level Writing Workshop (Virtual)

Friday | April 8, 2022 | 12 p.m.  - 1 p.m.

The University Writing Center will facilitate a detail discussion about the parts and functions of a research paper.

*Presented by the UofSC Writing Center


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.