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New Graduate Student Orientation Scheduled for August 17th

Break-out sessions, information fairs, one-on-one meetings, and group tours let you put together the best orientation experience for you! Welcome to graduate studies at Texas Tech University! We invite you to register now for New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO), which will be held on Thursday, August 17th, in the Student Union Building (SUB). This year’s […]

Summer Registration for Scholar’s Retreat is Now Open!

GSAC Scholar's Retreat — both online and onsite — starts next Monday, June 15th! Participants will meet from 6-9 p.m. Monday-Friday to write their thesis, dissertation, or journal article. Seating is limited to 15 participants in each section, so register NOW! Onsite: Online: Please note that the $25 due at registration will be refunded in full […]


GSAC Announces the Recipients of the 2015 GSAC Research Grants-in-Aid!

The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) is very pleased to announce the first two recipients in our Research Grants-in-Aid Program: Evelyn Reátegui, a Ph.D. student in Environmental Toxicology researching energy allocation patterns in the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis exposed to two contaminants  Meghan Cromie, a Ph.D. student in Environmental Toxicology researching how Epigallocatechin-3-gallate enhances the therapeutic effects of […]

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Become Part of the Graduate School’s Research Poster Competition!

The 14th annual Graduate Student Research Poster Competition is set for Friday, April 10 at the Museum of Texas Tech University. The Graduate School invites graduate students to become involved as presenters, volunteers, and attendees! The purpose of the Graduate Student Research Competition is to encourage students to: Engage in high quality, sound, and pertinent […]


GSAC Announces the Grants-in-Aid for Research Program!

The GSAC Grants-in-Aid for Research Program provides financial assistance to graduate students at Texas Tech University who are in need of funds to successfully complete their research (thesis or non-thesis based). Any Texas Tech University Student pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D. who has completed a minimum of one semester in residence is eligible. Grants are […]


Register Now for the Spring 2015 Scholar’s Retreat!

2/20/15 Note from GSAC: We are so excited about the progress Scholar's Retreat participants made during this week! We look forward to the next Scholar's Retreat the week of June 15th and will update our event calendar with the details before the end of spring semester. In the meantime, enjoy these photos of this semester's […]


GSAC Joins Grads Have Debt 2 National Call-Congress Event on November 19th

Graduate & professional students will express their concerns about shouldering a disproportionate amount of student loan debt with Grads Have Debt 2 National Call-In Day! Did you know that "Graduate students make up just 14% of university enrollment, but account for nearly 40% of student debt"? (Source: Time Magazine, 11/9/2014) Did you know the average […]

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David Young to Present at Thesis-Dissertation Peer Review Session

Don't miss the last Thesis-Dissertation Peer Review Session this semester on October 31st! The Graduate School's Friday afternoon Peer Review Sessions are designed to help graduate students who are working on dissertations or theses make substantive weekly progress on revising and editing their work. Sessions are held in the Graduate Center (Administration Building, west basement) […]

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Dr. Kristen Moore on “Editing for Dissertators”

Kristen Moore presented "Editing for Dissertators" at the Thesis-Dissertation Peer Review Session in the Graduate School on Friday, October 10, 2014. Dr. Moore is an assistant professor of Technical Communication & Rhetoric in the English Department. If you are a Texas Tech graduate student, you can view her presentation at When you click the […]


Register Now for Scholar’s Retreat On-Campus or Online

GSAC Scholar's Retreat – an intensive workshop for writers of dissertations and theses – begins on September 29th! We are now accepting registrations for both online and on-campus sessions of Scholar's Retreat, which will be held Monday, September 29th through Friday, October 3rd. If you are writing your thesis or dissertation and plan to defend […]

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GSAC Welcomes Grad Students Back with a Week of Events

Welcome to a new academic year, Texas Tech graduate students! The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) wants to help you make a strong start with a week of events from September 2-5, 2014. All events are free, and we’ll have lots of giveaways just for graduate students! We know the first couple of weeks in […]


Register Now for Scholar’s Retreat ONLINE!

GSAC Scholar's Retreat – an intensive workshop for writers of dissertations and theses – begins on July 28th! We are now accepting registration for the Summer 2014 Scholar's Retreat, which will be held entirely online from 6-9 PM each weekday between July 28th and August 1st.. If you are writing your thesis or dissertation and […]


The Graduate Student Advisory Council is on Facebook & Twitter!

Help us reach 1000 likes on Facebook and 500 followers on Twitter this summer! The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) is an organization of graduate students dedicated to enhancing graduate student life at Texas Tech University. In addition to our monthly meeting & open forum during the regular school year, you can find us online: […]

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Graduate School Announces New Guidelines for Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards!

Faculty nominations for the 2014 Thesis and Dissertation Awards in engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, and social sciences are due June 20th! FYI: The Graduate School has announced that the Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation awards will now follow the criteria of the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) outstanding dissertation award. Research topics for awards will alternate […]

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Get Involved with Mentor Tech!

Graduate students wanted for 2014-15 Mentor Tech program: New Prospective Mentor Recruitment Session announced! The Lauro Cavazos & Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program (Mentor Tech) is recruiting graduate students to serve as mentors to help enhance the quality of educational experiences for undergraduate students from underrepresented groups. Interested graduate students can attend one of the Prospective […]