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Gradstravaganza 2023 Save The Date

All new and continuing Mason graduate students are invited to Gradstravaganza, Mason’s annual graduate student welcome event! Gradstravaganza is a two-day event: first, a fully virtual line-up of sessions on Friday, August 18, 9am-4pm to help kickstart your graduate student experience, followed by an in-person picnic to celebrate the end of the first week of classes on Saturday, August 26 on Wilkins Plaza!  

Friday’s Success sessions will feature workshops highlighting strategies for success, presentations to help prepare Graduate Assistants (GRAs, GTAs, and GPAs), and a student panel sharing their tips for optimizing your graduate school experience. 

Saturday’s Picnic will feature FREE food, t-shirts, games, crafts, giveaways, and plenty of activities to enjoy! You will also have opportunities to connect with academic units, campus resources, and graduate student organizations. Families are welcome! 

Registration instructions are available on this page. Contact Graduate Student Life with questions at   

This event is brought to you by Graduate Student Life, the Graduate Division, the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GAPSA), Mason Recreation, and University Life