Graduate Student Welcoming

All NEW and RETURNING Graduate Students are invited to attend the annual welcome program for graduate students of Michigan State University.

Fall 2023 Information

Resource Fair @ MSU Union Ballroom

Saturday, August 26, 2023
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
49 Abbott Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824
Sponsored by The Graduate School

  • Welcome from the Dean: Dean Pero Dagbovie will welcome students to Michigan State University and provide an introduction to the activities of the Graduate School.
  • Resource Fair will include student organizations, campus groups and community businesses – all ready to provide you with valuable information!
  • No RSVP is necessary!

COGS Fall Welcome Celebration

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Noon - 3 p.m.

Benefactors Plaza (behind Chittenden Hall, 466 W. Circle Dr, East Lansing, MI, 48824

Come celebrate new beginnings with COGS!  After the Graduate School Welcome & Resource Fair at the Union, make your way over to Benefactors Plaza (behind Chittenden Hall) for the COGS Fall Welcome Celebration. Join COGS, Graduate School Office of Well-Being, The Graduate School and other campus partners for an  in-person, outdoor afternoon of fun, friends, good food, games, music and more! 

More information here: COGS Fall Welcome Celebration

Graduate Student Success Workshops