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Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Thank you everyone for an amazing 2021 Graduate Student Appreciation Week! Stay tuned for next year's events!


Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) is celebrated during the first week of April and will be observed April 4-8, 2022. This week encourages everyone to celebrate the important roles that graduate students play in the UNC campus community. All offices and organizations at UNC are encouraged to do something memorable for graduate students to show their appreciation during this special week. Student appreciation ideas from UNC

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UNC Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2019

Photos from GSAW 2019:

  • SpikeBall Challenge @ Gunter Field
  • Wheelchair Basketball @ Campus Rec
  • Archery Tag @ Campus Rec
  • Free Professional Headshots by University Relations
  • Therapy Dogs @ Michener Library
  • Yoga on the Lawn @ Gunter Green
  • Free Group Fitness Classes @ Campus Rec
  • GSA Social @ Highbrau Taphouse