Graduate School Events

Boot Camp Is Back

It's back! And it's virtual. Kickstart 2021 and RSVP for the annual Boot Camp and dedicate time to your dissertation. Use this valuable time to focus and get support from faculty.

Join us January 4-8 2021. Attend and work from anywhere. This event is virtual and the event link will be sent to those who RSVP to Boot Camp. 



Humanities without Walls

Marquette University invites applications from doctoral students pursuing degrees in the humanities and humanistic social sciences to participate in this three-week, virtual summer workshop. This is a limited-submission application. Eligible doctoral students must be nominated for this fellowship by Marquette University, and the university will only submit one nomination to HWW. To be considered, interested doctoral students must submit their applications by email to Dr. Angela Sorby, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Development at by Monday, October 26th, 2020.


Finding Health Coverage: Options for Graduate Students

Get your health insurance questions answered. Financial advisor Paul Tourville defines insurance terms and describe the options (WAICU and Health Insurance Exchanges) currently available to graduate students.

Watch the Presentation


December 2020 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony cancelled

The December 2020 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony has been cancelled. Those doctoral students who applied for graduation and indicated that they would like to attend this celebration have been notified by email and will automatically be included for the May 2021 All University Commencement celebration. A variety of factors, including the current global pandemic, were considered carefully in this difficult cancellation. 


Payroll Calendar For Graduate Assistants

The first pay date of the fall semester for graduate assistants is Wednesday, September 9th. The payroll calendar is available on the Payroll website (restricted to campus or Marquette VPN). See the “Grad Memo August 2020 – May 2021” in the “Related Resources” section. Assistants are also reminded to sign up for direct deposit as soon as possible. Direct deposit instructions are available on the Student Employment Services website