• Health Insurance – UNCG students in degree programs, who are taking 6 or more credit hours, are required to have health insurance.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Student Life & Professional Development – Learn about Graduate School workshops (upcoming and recorded), Peer Writing Support Groups, a grad student support group on campus, online support groups and blogs, and more!
  • Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) program – Whether you see yourself as a future faculty member or a future professional, The Graduate Schools of UNCG and NC A&T have established the Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) program as a strong foundation for graduate student professional development and career preparation. The program is designed to provide valuable, transferable skills and knowledge that will prepare currently enrolled, degree seeking graduate students to be successful and dynamic leaders in their chosen disciplines and careers as they complete their degree.
  • 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.
  • Regalia: Order your cap and gown through the UNCG Bookstore website.
  • 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.