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Center for Graduate Studies is located on the second floor of the Fidel Center across from the Registrar.

Considering going to Tech for your graduate scholarship? Visit our Prospective Students page for more information!


Social Events

Annual Graduate Student Association Thanksgiving Dinner November 13

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Dinner event on November 13. All graduate students and their families are invited. The dinner will be hosted at Bodega Burger & Co in the Ballroom at 6:00 pm.

Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to a local charity. Every two food items that an attendee brings will earn them one raffle ticket towards a handful of prizes.

For more information, visit the GSA's website.

Biannual Graduate Community Barbecue and Potluck

The Center for Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Association would like to invite all graduate students, faculty, staff, and their families to the biannual Graduate Community Barbecue and Potluck. The Barbecue is held every spring and fall semesters

Meat and vegetarian barbecue is be provided, along with some side dishes. If you bring a dessert that feeds 12, you will earn one GSA point. For new students, GSA points can be used towards travel grants and other future events.

Welcome new graduate students and their families!

The 2016 Spring Barbecue and Potluck's will be held on: TBA


Professional Events

Graduate Education Day 

Graduate Education Day presents graduate students with the opportunity to present their work at the New Mexico State Capital building. This year's Graduate Education Day will be February 9 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Student posters will be up in the East and West halls of the History building. There will be a Press Conference from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

For more information about Graduate Education Day, visit the Graduate Education Day page on our website.


Training and Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation 2015 recording - orientation for all new graduate students including what you need to read to ensure you maintain good standing.

Graduate Student Orientation 2015 slides from the Center for Graduate Studies

Orientation Tax Presentation slides

Orientation Student Services slides


Teaching Training

Teaching Training 2015 recording- training for all new teaching assistants and new faculty, as well as refresh for experienced teachers. 


Previous Events

Graduate Education Day

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For the first annual Graduate Education Day with the Legislature, eight New Mexico Tech students presented their research to legislators and visitors in the Roundhouse on January 30, 2015.

Shown here, two of the students, Stewart Youngblood from Mechanical Engineering and Olivia Chavez from Biology, discussed their research with our local Representative, House Speaker Don Tripp.

For more information, click Graduate Education Day link above.






Graduate Studies
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Phone: 1-575-835-5513
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