Graduate School Open House

Join us anytime between 4 and 7 p.m. to learn more about advancing your education and career at Wayne State's Graduate School. You will meet with representatives from some of our most popular programs, get information on financial aid and career services, and take a campus tour. Alumni, faculty, staff and current students will be on hand for networking and questions.

Light refreshments and free parking provided.

  • Wednesday, October 2, 2019
  • Located at Student Center Ballroom, 2nd floor | Map
    5221 Gullen Mall
    Detroit, MI 48202

Complimentary parking for the Graduate School Open House is available in structure #5, located at 5501 Anthony Wayne Drive, Detroit, MI 48202

NoteAttendees of the Graduate Open House will have their graduate application fee automatically waived if they apply within 3 business days after the event (applications submitted before Oct 2. are not eligible).

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  • Itinerary
    Time Event
    4:00 p.m. Welcome
    5:00 p.m.

    Breakout Sessions 1
    Information Sessions 1
    Walking tour begins (duration 30 minutes) 

    5:30 p.m.

    Breakout Sessions 2
    Information Sessions 2

    6:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions 3
    6:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions 4
    7:00 p.m. Closing remarks
  • Attending programs

    Career Services

    College of Education

    • Academic Services
    • Administrative and Organizational Studies 
    • Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies
    • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 
    • Teacher Education
    • Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations


    College of Engineering

    College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts

    • Art
    • Art History
    • Communication
    • Music
    • Theatre and Dance


    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    • Anthropology
    • Criminal Justice 
    • Biological Sciences
    • Dean's Office
    • Economics
    • Employment and Labor Relations
    • History
    • Linguistics
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Public Administration 
    • Sociology
    • Urban Studies & Planning


    College of Nursing

    • Office of Student Affairs

    Housing & Residential Life 

    Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    • Office of Student Affairs


    Law School

    Mike Ilitch School of Business

    • Graduate Programs Office


    Office of Military and Veterans Academic Excellence

    Office of Student Financial Aid 

    School of Information Sciences

    School of Medicine

    • Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs
    • Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences (formerly Anatomy and Cell Biology)
    • Public Health 
    • Translational Neuroscience


    School of Social Work

    • Office of Admissions and Student Services 


    Transformative Research in Urban Sustainability (T-RUST)

  • Breakout Sessions

    5:00 p.m. | Breakout Sessions 1

    • Importance of mentorship and building your professional network for graduate student success | Hilberry A
    • Current student experience panel, hear from our graduate ambassadors | Room 285


    5:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions 2

    • Importance of mentorship and building your professional network for graduate student success | Hilberry A
    • Current student experience panel, hear from our graduate ambassadors | Room 285


    6:00 p.m. | Breakout Sessions 3

    • Admissions application and the funding process | Room 285
    • How to craft a competitive personal statement and solicit letters of recommendation | Hilberry A


    6:30 p.m. | Breakout Sessions 4

    • Admissions application and the funding process | Room 285
    • How to craft a competitive personal statement and solicit letters of recommendation | Hilberry A
  • Information Sessions

    5:00 p.m. | Information Sessions 1

    • Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences | Hilberry B
    • Social Work | Hilberry C
    • Postdoctoral Association | Hilberry D


    5:30 p.m. | Information Sessions 2

    • Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences | Hilberry B
    • Social Work | Hilberry C
    • Postdoctoral Association and Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences | Hilberry D

For more information about this event, please contact Shantelle Cavin at 313.577.0096 or cavinsha@wayne.edu.