Current Students

2022 Graduate Orientation Information

Orientation is Thursday, August 25, 2022, and is recommended for all new graduate students. Certain sessions are recommended for first-time graduate assistants. See the detailed schedule for sessions and resources that may apply to you.

COVID-19 Information for Duluth graduate students

What steps do I need to take to graduate?

In addition to your program's requirements, the following administrative steps may be required to get your degree. Check with your program office.

Have you...

Visit the degree completion steps page for more details.

GRAD Talks

Fall 2022

Contact the Graduate Office if you are interested in presenting. It's a great CV builder!

UMD Graduate Students in the News

UMD Fulbright Fellow Hopes to Apply Environmental Teaching Practices to Higher Education (Duluth News Tribune Article)

CSD Students Participate in Inter-professional Seminar

On-campus Resources for Graduate Students

UMD Writers' Workshop

The UMD Writers' Workshop is open to all UMD students, faculty, and staff who would like help improving their writing.

Resources for Non-native Speakers of English

The Academic Writing and Learning Center is pleased to announce study groups for all members of the UMD community who are non-native speakers of English. 

These study groups are free and not for credit. Participants will practice a variety of skills in a relaxed setting and become more proficient at English overall.

For any questions and to make a reservation (not required), please contact Mia O'Brien at [email protected] or 726-7883.

Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center offers a number of different resources and ways for students to get involved. It is both a place to gather and a forum for the educational, political, social, and cultural issues that are important to the students, faculty, staff, and the greater community.

Health Services

Health Services are available right here on campus to support the physical and mental well-being of UMD students.

Disability Resources

Disability Resources promotes access on campus and coordinates academic accommodations with students who have disabilities.

Resources from The Graduate School

Graduate School News

Find out what's going on in the Graduate School.

Academic, Career & Campus Update (ACCU) (for graduate students & postdocs)

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Academic & Professional Development Resources

Find programs, resources, and events to help you identify potential career paths both inside and outside of academia.



Good advising is one of the most important determinants of graduate student and postdoc success and satisfaction.

Synthesist (for graduate faculty & staff)

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