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Your Hub for Graduate Student Professional Development
From writing and public speaking to career services, mentoring, collaboration, and more, the Graduate Center is your first stop for professional development in-person, online, and on-demand.

In Fall 2014, the University of Arizona Graduate Center opened its doors to provide graduate students and postdoctoral scholars — as well as their programs — resources that enhance their academic and professional success. The Graduate Center supports the next generation of researchers, academic professionals, and leaders by bolstering retention of graduate students, building opportunities for professional development and mentoring, and fostering interdisciplinary research, wellness, innovative collaboration, networking, and engagement with diverse communities.

Direct Support Services

Our services are offered online and in-person. They include individual appointments, interactive workshops, presentations, lecture series, and at-your-pace training.

Writing and Communication

Fellowship support

Career Services

Other Professional Development

Fostering Collaboration and Community

The Center creates opportunities for you to build connections during your time at the University. Here are five starting points:


Bolstering Retention and Success

Our high quality programs and connections boost graduate education for all students.

We administer the University Fellows Program, a flagship recruitment and professional development initiative of the Graduate College.