Each semester the Access, Diversity, and Inclusion team sponsors a variety of programs and initiatives designed to support graduate students in successfully navigating life at Princeton.

Check out these other offices which have resources for graduate students.

Winter 2018

Themed Happy Hours!











First Event: Stich 'n Knit

Thursday, February 1, 6 PM

Carl Fields Center

Come and learn how to knit, or take a break and show others your skills! Enjoy a drink, have some snacks, and share your thoughts on the day.
All knitting supplies will be provided. Please SIGN-UP HERE.
Recent Events

Keep Calm & Study On

Third Event: Tuesday, January 23rd
Julis Romo Robinowitz Rooms 397 & 399
Dinner starts at 5pm in 397, space open until midnight
Featuring therapy dogs!
Second Event: Tuesday, January 16th
Frist Multipurpose Rooms A & B
Dinner starts at 5pm, space open untill midnight
Featuring 15-minute massages!
First Event: Tuesday, January 9th
105 Chancellor Green and Rotunda
Dinner starts at 5pm, space open until midnight
Featuring guided mediation sessions with Dean Julie Yun!

Non-Academic Research Careers: Pathways with a PhD Panel

Thursday, December 7, 12:00-2:00pm
Career Services Conference Room, 36 University Place
Do you enjoy research? You can apply your research skills in many professional contexts outside of academia.
Organizations often hire PhDs for their research, analytical, communication and writing skills.
Conversation and Dinner with Professor Alejandro Rodriguez
Thursday, December 7, 5:00-6:00pm (Dinner to follow)
Location: Fields Center (58 Prospect Avenue), Room 105
Alejandro Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering (Bio), will share his personal
and professional journey over coffee and treats.


Imagine PhD Working Group for Humanities/Social Sciences Doctoral Students

Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-1:30pm (Lunch provided)
Career Services Conference Room, 36 University Place (Suite 200)
Join us for a working session focusing on the new Imagine PhD tool designed to assist humanities and
social science PhD candidates with their career exploration. Bring your laptop and get ready to explore your skills, values, career fields and a career planning tool. Connect with peers and career development experts.


Charlottesville and the Future of Democracy
Wednesday, December 6, 7:00pm
Arthur Lewis Auditorium, Robertson Hall, Woodrow Wilson School
Public lecture by speaker Michael Singer '95, Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Interpersonal Effectiveness Workshop

Monday, December 4, 12:15pm–1:15pm (Lunch provided)
Simpson International Building, Room B60, 20 Washington Road
The way we communicate has a significant impact on the quality of our relationships and on the outcome of our interactions. 
This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn skills that can help you approach conversations in a more thoughtful and deliberate manner rather than under the influence of stress or intense emotions.
Facilitated by Lienna Wilson, Psy.D. 


Personal Money Management Issues for Graduate Students

Friday, December 1, 12:00- 1:00pm (Lunch provided) 
Location: Convocation Room, Friend Center (65 Olden Street)
Finding the time and resources to address personal financial issues can be challenging.
Learn strategies for creating and balancing a budget (especially with limited resources), consolidating loans,
and evaluating benefits packages when conducting a job search.

Weekly Coffee, Conversation, and Community 

Connect with graduate students every Thursday for an informal weekly get together.
Delicious snacks and coffee/tea will be served.
Staff from the Diversity Office will also be in attendance.
Self-Care for Graduate Students of Color

Friday, November 9 over lunch

Beyond the GRE: A Holistic Model for Enhancing Excellence and Diversity in STEM PhDs

Professor Keivan Stassun described how a partnership between a historically black college and a major research university has developed a model that has been wildly successful in addressing the problem of Black, Hispanic and Native American underrepresentation in STEM.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 4:30-6:00pm
Location: Betts Auditorium (Architecture Building)