Graduate School Events

Three Minute Thesis Competition

February 22, 2019

4-5:30 p.m.

Weasler Auditorium

Join Marquette University Graduate School for its annual Three Minute Thesis competition. Watch graduate students compete and present their research in three minutes or less using one slide and with no animation. See who will walk away with the coveted prize of $1,000. Be there to vote for the People's Choice. Graduate students planning to enter the competition should register as soon as possible to reserve their spot. 

Register for 3MT

Three Minute Thesis Information Sessions

Can you use $1000? What if you could earn it in three minutes or less? 

Come to one of the Three Minute Thesis competition information sessions to learn more. Email the Graduate School at to register.

November 7 at 4 p.m.

November 16 at 10 a.m.

Conferral of Doctoral Degrees and Hooding Ceremony

Dr. Michael R. Lovell, President of Marquette University and Dr. Douglas W. Woods, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies/Dean of the Graduate School invite you and your guests to the
Conferral of Doctoral Degrees and Hooding Ceremony. Please register online by Saturday, December 1.

Ceremony Details

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Ceremony- 9:00 a.m. (Reception to follow)

Marquette University
Alumni Memorial Union
Monaghan Ballroom, Third Floor
1442 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

For questions or special needs, please contact University Special Events at or (414) 288-7431.

Complimentary parking is available in the 16th Street Parking Structure located between Wisconsin Avenue and West Wells Street.

Dissertation Boot Camp

January 7-11, 2019

June 3-7, 2019

Get a solid block of uninterrupted time to work on your dissertation. Take advantage of the Dissertation Boot Camp, sponsored by the Graduate School. It's free and open to doctoral students. Space is limited so register soon when registration opens. 

Graduate Student Appreciation Week

February 18-22, 2019

Join us as we kick off our second annual Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Connect with fellow graduate students and take part in the many activities scheduled. After a long week, unwind at the GSO Happy Hour. More information to follow in late 2018.