Graduate Student Council

The Graduate Student Council is an organization made up of current physics graduate students with the aim of improving department life. We have a list of ongoing physics graduate events as well as useful resources. If you have any website suggestions, or general questions, you can contact us by emailing:


All Events

Here is a list of all the physics department events that are focused towards graduate students.

Lunch with Colloquium Speaker: Every Tuesday that has a colloquia. This is a chance to have an informal discussion with the visiting researcher. We talk about physics as well as how to succeed in research, academia, and life.

Graduate Student Talks: These include Preliminary Oral Exams, Departmental Seminars, and Thesis Defense.

Graduate Student Social: The first Thursday of every month there is a graduate student social.


Useful Resources

Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

GSO Graduate Student Survival Guide