IPS & GSG Ski Day

Sunday January 24th (10 AM-5 PM)

Mt. Ripley

CCSDWant to learn how to ski or snowboard? Now is the time! Tubing will also be available, make sure to sign up through the link sent out. Rides will be available from the MUB to Mt. Ripley.

 Cross Country Ski Day

Sunday February 14th (1-5 PM)

Tech Trailhead, by Sherman Field


Learn how to cross country ski! Lessons and skis will be provided by the Nordic Ski Club. Snowshoes will also be available. Rides will run from MUB to the trailhead.

GSG International Dance Party

Friday March 18th (7-10 PM)

MUB Ballroom B

Dance Party Flier

We'll have talented graduate students teaching dances from around the world! Come let loose and and hang out with us! No experience necessary, you are not a bad dancer!

PhD Movie Night

Friday March 25th (6-10 PM)

Fisher 139


Are you familiar with PhD Comics? We will be screening the PhD movies 1 & 2 and serving snacks, bring your friends and have a relaxing evening with us!

End of the Year Picnic

April 22 (5-7 PM)

GLRC 202 and Rooftop


Let's celebrate the end of the semester with a cookout!


Gingerbread House Building

Saturday November 14 (2-5 PM)

Wads Annex

Bring your families for a fun afternoon of gingerbread house building! We'll supply all the materials, you just need to bring your creativity and holiday spirit. 



Halloween Party

Friday October 30th (6-9 PM)

GLRC Room 202

Dress up in your best Halloween costume for a night of fun! There will be dancing, games, treats, and a best costume contest! 


Fall Color Tour

October 14 (4-7 PM)

Mt. Ripley

Come enjoy a great view of the Fall colors from Mont Ripley! Rides will leave from the MUB from 4-6:20 PM.

Waterfall Tour

September 26 (12:30-6 PM)

Eagle River, Jacob's Falls, Big Sand Bay, Jam Pot

Come enjoy hiking to waterfalls in the Keweenaw! 

waterfall tour

First Friday Social

Friday September 4 (4-6 PM)

Lawn between Academic Office Building and ROTC

The first week is always stressful. Come on over and enjoy some snacks together with faculty, staff and other students from across the campus! This event is being hosted by the Graduate School and the GSG. In case of rain, we will move the snacks to Room 404.


Quincy Mine Tour

Saturday August 29 (10:30 AM-3 PM)

Quincy Mine, US41, Hancock

Come join us at the historic Quincy Mine to enjoy a guided tour of the underground copper mine. Click here for more information about the Quincy Mine Hoist Association.

Free transportation from the MUB will be provided every 30 minutes beginning at 10:30am.


Orientation Picnic

Wednesday August 26 (5-8 PM)

Hancock Beach

Come join GSG for an afternoon of fun at Hancock beach. We will provide food (for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians) as well as games!

Free rides will be leaving the Memorial Union Building (MUB) every 30 minutes beginning at 4:30pm.