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The University of Texas at Austin enrolls nearly 8,200 graduate and 2,000 professional students, and awards about 900 doctoral and 3,000 master’s degrees each year. Apply today, and in a few short years, one of them could be yours.

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Key Dates

The Graduate School provides key dates for registration and graduation to help graduate students stay on track. Defer to the Academic Calendar and Course Schedule produced by the Office of the Registrar for official registration and payment deadline information.

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2017 Orientation

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Information for graduate students and faculty members

Upcoming Events

Tuesday March 30
"Mindset" Community of Learners
3 to 3:45 p.m.

This semester we will be reading the book Mindset : the new psychology of success by Carol S. Dweck. Event Details

Friday April 2
Experiential Learning: Setbacks & Steps Forward
Noon to 1 p.m.
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In this interactive workshop, we will explore strategies for helping students orient themselves to the power of setbacks as opportunities for growth in experiential learning courses. Event Details

Monday April 5
10 to 11 a.m.

The Graduate School distributes a set of thesis and dissertation templates in Microsoft Word for Apple and Windows computers, which will help you format your paper according to current requirements. This workshop will help you learn to use the templates, and will cover such topics as the use of styles, correct page numbering, and table of contents generation. Event Details

Tuesday April 6
Book Club: "Mindset" by Carol Dweck
3 to 3:45 p.m.

This semester we will be reading the book Mindset : the new psychology of success by Carol S. Dweck. Event Details

Wednesday April 7
1 to 2 p.m.

At this workshop, we will review the guidelines and deadlines necessary for graduation this semester. Topics will include applying to graduate, scheduling your defense, submitting your dissertation or treatise to the Texas Digital Library, requesting an embargo, IRB requirements, and reviewing what paperwork you must submit to the Graduate School. There will be time for Q & A. Event Details

Monday April 12
Teaching Practice: Try out a mini-lesson and get feedback!
All Day Event
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Teaching Practice is a teaching improvement technique that involves an instructor delivering a mini-lesson (10-12 minutes) to a small group of peers in order to receive detailed feedback on their teaching effectiveness. It is a great opportunity for instructors to try new teaching strategies in a safe environment. Event Details