GPSC regularly hosts, promotes, and/or sponsors events other than meetings, elections, Graduate Orientation, Student Showcase, and the Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation week. These events can include happy hours, get-togethers, game nights, museum trips, coffee hours, etc. You'll find these events on this page. We hope to see you attend one sometime!
Come and unwind with your fellow graduate students!
GPSC Happy Hour at Gentle Ben’s!Click or enter to reveal information below
This semester GPSC has arranged for Happy Hours at Gentle Ben's (located next to UA at Main Gate Square, 865 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719) for graduate and professional students at the University of Arizona.
We invite you to come, relax, and meet with colleagues from other departments. Look for the GPSC sign when you arrive.
Graduate students receive extended Happy Hour prices and discounts on soda until 7:30 p.m.
Dates and times are listed in the Calendar.
Past EventsClick or enter to reveal information below
Romance in Rome
Spend Thursday evening exploring the UA Museum of Art. Mingle and enjoy hors d’oeuvres before taking a guided tour with a museum docent through the museum and the new “Rome – Legacy of an Eternal City” exhibit.
Date: Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Time: 4:30pm – 8pm (Guided tours are at 5:00pm and 6:00pm)
Venue: University of Arizona Museum of Art
Dress Code: Semi-formal.
GPSC/ISS Haunted Corn Maze at Buckelew Farm
GPSC is collaborating with the International Student Services to bring people out to the Haunted Corn Maze at Buckelew Farm on Saturday, October 17th, 2015, from 5:30pm till 10pm. http://tucsonterrorinthecorn.com/
GPSC is sponsoring 100 tickets, bringing the ticket costs down to $10/person from the $17.50/person group rate
We have also reserved two CatTran buses and will be able to take 60 students with us from campus.
Game Night Social at Tucson Games and Gadgets
Come join GPSC for a night of board games at Tucson Games and Gadgets! Their game library is free for any Grad students to use on the night of Saturday, 11/21.
There will be pizza too!
Date: Saturday, November 21st, 2015
Time: 4pm - 9pm
Venue: Tucson Games and Gadgets (2900 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716)
Graduate Student Day Hike to Mt. Wrightson - 3/5/2016
Enjoy a day hike at Mt. Wrightson, located in the Coronado National Forest! Mt. Wrightson boasts beautiful sights, a wide variety of wildlife, and extraordinary views overlooking the city as the highest point in the Tucson area.
We will meet at 8 AM at Outdoor Adventures (Student Recreation Center); transportation will be provided. Cost is $5 per person. The hike will take the whole day, so prepare accordingly!
Time: March 5th, 8 AM
Place: Meet at Outdoor Adventures (Student Rec Center) for transit to Mt. Wrightson
Cost: $5 per student