With more than 140 clubs and organizations, UNCG is a great place to meet people who share your interests and enthusiasm. These student-run organizations offer a variety of athletic, cultural, educational, political, religious, and social experiences. Involvement in a club or organization instantly connects you to the life of the University. To see all of the Affiliated Student Groups, go to the Student Groups websites.

  • Awards, Nominations, Scholarships & Fellowships – Information on award amounts, guidelines, deadlines, nomination processes, forms, and past winners. All Graduate School awards, fellowships, and assistantships, are by departmental nomination/endorsement only: students may not apply directly for these awards.
  • The Vice Provost for Graduate Education Awards – These $4,000 non-service awards are intended to support recruitment and retention of qualified domestic students (citizens or eligible non-citizens) with financial need. Students must be fully admitted, degree-seeking, enrolled in at least nine semester hours per semester*, and have a GPA of 3.0 or better. Awardees may not hold a concurrent assistantship.
  • Research Development Program – The Research Development Program (RDP) prepares students to be successful in securing funding through grant making activities. This can include research funding or funding to support one’s academic studies.
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) – The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is in place to ensure that human subjects involved in research are adequately protected and that the institution acts in accordance with the federal regulations regarding research with human subjects.
  • Health Insurance – UNCG students in degree programs, who are taking 6 or more credit hours, are required to have health insurance.
  • Regalia: Order your cap and gown through the UNCG Bookstore website.
  • Student Life & Professional Development – Learn about GradShare, Phinished, GradHacker and More! Visit our Graduate Student Life and Professional Development page to explore many of the opportunities available to graduate students.
  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT) – In the 3MT competition, graduate students convey the essence and importance of their master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation research in an engaging way to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes and with one Power Point slide.
  • Graduate Research and Creativity Expo – Each spring the UNCG Graduate School in partnership with the Office of Research and Economic Development hosts the annual Graduate Research and Creativity Expo. This co-sponsored event is designed to showcase graduate research and creative work to a variety of non-specialized audiences.