Graduate Student Association

Pediatric Patient Olympics

GSA is partnering with UNMC child life specialists to help host an Olympics event on Thursday August 11th 1pm-2:30pm for the pediatric patients. Volunteers are needed to help prepare for the event and help run it. If interested email  

Graduate Student Orientation

The Graduate Student Orientation will be held on August 18 from 10:15am to noon. Lunch will be provided. All new students are highly encouraged to attend. Please contact Graduate Studies ( to RSVP if you would like to attend. This orientation will be followed by the campus-wide all student orientation from 1:15pm to 4pm.  

Welcome Back Movie Night!

GSA’s annual Welcome Back event will be held on Friday, August 19, at 7pm in the Sorrell green space (the backup location in case of rain is Williams Science Hall 1038). This year, we will have an ice cream sundae bar, outdoor games, and a screening of Mrs. Doubtfire! Feel free to bring your families to enjoy this free event as well!