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Graduate Information Events

Take your education to the next level!

Are you thinking about furthering your education by attaining a graduate degree? Are you wondering how different this is from undergraduate studies? Learn about the benefits of graduate school by attending one of our upcoming graduate information events. Take a look at our schedule below, and get to know graduate studies with us!

Can't make it to one of our on-campus sessions? Attend one of our online Graduate Information Sessions, request more information about your program(s) of interest, and take a tour of the San Marcos campus at your convenience.

If you want to learn more about graduate programs offered at the Round Rock campus, check our schedule for upcoming sessions on this campus or attend a Round Rock academic information session.

If you are wondering if it's too soon to look into graduate school, review our general application timeline.


  Graduate Information Sessions

Attend one of our Graduate Information Sessions for a general overview of graduate studies.

  • Stay tuned for Fall 2020 dates!

 Graduate Application Boot Camp

Put the finishing touches on your application for graduate school at our Graduate Application Boot Camp.

  • Stay tuned for Fall 2020 dates!

  Graduate and Professional School Fair

Browse master's and doctoral programs and learn about graduate studies at the Graduate and Professional School Fair hosted by Career Services and The Graduate College.

  • Stay tuned for the Fall 2020 date!

  Once a First-Gen, Always a First-Gen

Are you a first-gen undergraduate student interested in pursuing graduate studies? Do you want to hear from first-gen graduate degree holders? Join us for a panel discussion and networking reception at Once a First-Gen, Always a First-Gen.

  • Stay tuned for the Fall 2020 date!

  Roads to Research Grad Coffee Chats

Learn more current graduate students from varying fields as they informally share their research interests, experiences, and processes during a panel hosted by the Honors College and The Graduate College.

  • Stay tuned for Fall 2020 dates!

A Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

The process of applying to graduate can seem overwhelming; for some, however, it may help to break down the process in smaller parts and tackle each step individually. If you're thinking about applying, review our example timeline (for fall admission) to get an idea about what steps to take and when to take them. Every school and program are different — to start, some programs offer spring admission — so you'll need to adjust the timeline accordingly, ideally giving yourself a year for a stress-free assembly of materials.

Summer 2020
Review your preferred program(s) and the corresponding application requirements, policies, and deadlines. Begin working on the necessary documents, such as resumes, CVs, and statements of purpose. If necessary, take the GRE or GMAT (and apply for our test fee scholarship!), and contact your references for your letters of recommendation.

Fall 2020
Submit your application(s) and all required application materials for admission and funding opportunities, if available.

Spring 2021
Receive your decision. If admitted, begin reviewing external funding opportunities as well.

Fall 2021
Congratulate yourself! You are officially a graduate student. Continue looking for awards, internships, scholarships, and grant to help fund your studies and participate in conferences and other academic competitions and workshops to enhance your professional development and your resume!

  If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2281 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.

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