Each semester the Access, Diversity, and Inclusion team sponsors a variety of events, 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.


Upcoming Events!

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Harlem Food Crawl

Saturday, November 10th
Grad school students and undergrad FLI students came together for a walking food tour of Harlem, New York. Lots of yummy foods were sampled!
















Sip and See with GSP!

Sunday, November 11th, 3:45-6pm
We enjoyed a private tour of the Princeton Art Museum, then got to sample some fine wines shared by our own wine Connoisseur. Participants got to take home their own Grad School logo wine glasses!

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Say Hi With Pie!

Tuesday, November 13th, 4pm
We dropped in on QGC's weekly coffee hour with some delicious Terhune pies and Pepperidge Farm cookies!

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Conchas y Coco- Dia del los Muertos celebration!

Friday, November 2nd, 5pm
We enjoyed some delicious food and watched Disney Pixar's Coco! And the face painting and flower corwn stations were a hit!

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Pop-up bubble tea give-a-way!

Wednesday, October 17th 3:30pm
We popped up in E-quad to give away bubble tea and say hi to our hard working grad students!

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Civil Rights in the Princeton Township

Tuesday, October 16th 5:00pm
Over dinner at Conte's Pizza, graduate students met with members from the Princeton Civil Rights Commission to discuss communty engagement. After dinner, students attended the Princeton Town Hall meeting with Commission members.

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Pop-up Trail Mix Bar

Wednesday, October 3rd 11:30am
We popped up in Campus Club to give everyone a chance to make their own afternoon trail mix snack! Lots of sweet and savory ingredients went fast!

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Film Screening and Discussion with Dean Geoffrey Hill

Wednesday, July 25th 4:00pm
Featured an intimate screening of Spike Lee's controversial "Do The Right Thing," Dean Hill shared insights into the cultural influences that affected and ultimately designed the film setting. 

Ice Cream Social

Friday, June 29th,3pm
Summer Research (SURP) students and current graduate students joined on a hot-summer day to enjoy an ice cream and frozen yogurt parfait!

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Graduation Reception

Monday, May 20th, The Alchemist and the Barrister
We celebrated some of our graduating (and future gradautes) over community dinner. Featured graduate school staff and graduates families.

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Keep Calm & Study On- Study Break Relaxation Sessions
Tuesday, May 15th 5:00-8:00pm
Featuring community dinner and massage therapy!
Year-End Happy Hour

May 10th, 5:30-8:00pm
Featured a guided wine and beer tasting with a local sommelier and community dinner.


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Princeton University Art Museum Tour and Reception

Friday, April 27th, 3:30pm
Co-sponsored by the Princeton Hidden Minority Council, students were led on a curator led tour of some of the University's newest exhibits. A discussion and happy hour followed at Triumph Brewery.


Graduate Women's Summit

Saturday, April 21st, 9am - 2pm
Featured a day of panel discussions with faculty and peers,
networking opportunitites, and a mini-self care session.


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Dinner & Discussion with Assistant Professor Danelle Devenport

Wednesday, April 18th, 5pm. Featured informal conversation and intimate dinner with graduate students.

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Themed Happy Hours!

Adult Coloring!
Happy hour featuring coloring mandalas and knitting!

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Stich 'n Knit!
Happy hour featuring guided knitting!

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Therapy Dogs!
Featuring community dinner and therapy dogs! 
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Keep Calm & Study On- Study Break Relaxation Sessions
First Event: Tuesday, January 9th
Featuring community dinner and a guided group meditation with Dr. Weiner!
Second Event: Tuesday, January 16th
Featuring community dinner and massage therapy!
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Non-Academic Research Careers: Pathways with a PhD Panel
Thursday, December 7, 12:00-2:00pm over lunch
Featured an opportunity for students to apply their research skills in many professional contexts outside of academia.
Conversation and Dinner with Professor Alejandro Rodriguez
Thursday, December 7, 5:00-6:00pm. Featured informal conversation and intimate dinner with graduate students.
Alejandro Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, shared his personal
and professional journey over coffee and treats.

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Imagine PhD Working Group for Humanities/Social Sciences Doctoral Students
Wednesday, December 6, 12:00-1:30pm over lunch.
A working session focusing on the new Imagine PhD tool designed to assist humanities and social science PhD candidates with their career exploration. Provided an opportunity for students to connect with peers and career development experts.


Charlottesville and the Future of Democracy
Wednesday, December 6, 7:00pm
Public lecture by speaker Michael Singer '95, Mayor of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Interpersonal Effectiveness Workshop
Monday, December 4, 12:15pm–1:15pm over lunch
Examined the way we communicate and how it has a significant impact on the quality of our relationships and on the outcome of our interactions. 
The workshop provided 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 over lunch
Finding the time and resources to address personal financial issues can be challenging. Students had the opporntunity to 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 

Thursdays, The Carl Fields Center
Informal gatherings held every Thursday giving graduate students the opportunity to connect with Access, Diversity and Inclusion team members in a casual environment.

Self-Care for Graduate Students of Color

Friday, November 9 over lunch
Featured a candid conversation about imposter-syndrom and other issues affecting graduate students. Led by Dr. Calvin Chin and  Dr. David Campbell of Counceling and Psychological Services.


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.