Graduate School Fair

Graduate School Fair & Preparation

Thank you to all of those who attended the 2018 Graduate School Fair! The information below is from the 2018 fair.

Our Graduate School Fair is a great way to learn about a variety of degree programs and meet representatives from numerous graduate schools. Our diverse list of attending graduate schools are ready to answer any questions you have about their programs. Students from all majors and schools at IU are invited! If you are unsure of whether or not you should attend graduate school, make sure you schedule an appointment with your career coach to discuss your career goals and whether graduate school is the best next step in your career planning journey.

The Graduate School Fair event details are described below, along with some other opportunities to prepare for graduate school: 

Listen and engage with Graduate School Admissions Professionals before the Fair!


Monday, September 24th, 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Indiana Memorial Union, Frangipani Room



Jeff Goecker, Office of Graduate Admissions – Purdue University, The Graduate School

Tina Simmons, ED.D, Director of Admissions – Illinois School of Professional Psychology

Meredith Richardson, Admissions Manager - Case Western Reserve University

Shilpa Gokhale, Director of Program Development - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Master of Science in Law

Preparation for applying to Graduate School!


Tuesday, September 25th 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Indiana Memorial Union, Solarium


Bring your sack lunch and join in the Grad School conversation prior to the Fair. Listen to professionals in the field talk about; application process and timelines; applying to professional programs-Medical & Law Schools; writing personal statements; references; entrance exams and understanding all the resources available on campus.


Learn from our panel of experts:

Jan Van Dyke, Sr. Assistant Director – Career Development Center

Rachel Tolen, Assistant Director and Premedical Advisor, HPPLC

Jo Ann Vogt, Coordinator, Writing Tutorial Services


  • Evaluate if graduate school is necessary for your specific career goals
  • Overview of application process, application timelines, entrance exams
  • How to prepare for applying to professional programs, such as Medical School and Law School
  • Writing personal statements and understanding the resources available on campus to assist you in writing materials and completing applications
  • Q&A

Almost 60 Graduate Schools in one location looking forward to meeting YOU!


Tuesday, September 25th, 2018   4:00pm – 7:00pm

Indiana Memorial Union, Alumni Hall


Research who’s attending the Graduate School Fair by utilizing “The Fairs App” download for FREE, select Indiana University, and scroll through the list of events until you see 2018 Graduate School Fair. You may also refer to the list below.

2018 Graduate School Attendees

  • Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management: MBA, MSM-Business Analytics, MSM-Operations Research & Supply Chain Management, MSM-Finance (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Central Michigan University (Michigan)
  • DePaul University (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Eastern Illinois University Graduate School (Charleston, Illinois)
  • Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University (Washington, D.C)
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Illinois School of Professional Psychology (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Indiana State University (Terre Haute, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Purdue University Columbus (Indiana)
  • Indiana University + Kelley (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) (Indiana)
  • Indiana University MoneySmarts (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University MS Cybersecurity in Risk Management Program - Bloomington (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine - Biomedical Science Graduate Programs (Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Nursing (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs Masters Program (Bloomington, Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Public Health Graduate Admissions (Indiana)
  • Indiana University School of Social Work (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • Manchester University College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
  • Marian University (Indiana)
  • Marian University College of Graduate and Online Programs (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications (Evanston, Illinois)
  • Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Michigan)
  • Midwestern University (Downers Grove, Illinois)
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology - Office of Graduate Studies (Rolla, Missouri)
  • North Central College School of Graduate and Professional Studies (Illinois)
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law's Master of Science in Law (Illinois)
  • Northwestern University (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Penn State University: Smeal College of Business (University Park, Pennsylvania)
  • Purdue University - The Graduate School (West Lafayette, Indiana)
  • Rush University (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, Indiana)
  • Saint Xavier University (Illinois)
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Illinois)
  • The New School (New York, New York)
  • The Ohio State University (Ohio)
  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville (Huntsville, Alabama)
  • The University of Chicago Graduate Admissions (Chicago, Illinois)
  • University of California San Diego (San Diego, California)
  • University of California, Irvine (Irvine, California)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign - School of Labor and Employment Relations (Champaign, Illinois)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign School of Social Work (Urbana, Illinois)
  • University of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Indiana)
  • University Of Kent (Canterbury, UK)
  • University of Louisville (Louisville, Kentucky)
  • University of Michigan - Stephen M Ross School of Business (Michigan)
  • University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business, Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Master of Science in Management (MSM), and Mendoza College of Business - Chicago Programs for Working Professionals: Master of Science in Finance (MSF), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Executive MBA (EMBA) (Notre Dame, Indiana)
  • University of Notre Dame - Mendoza College of Business/Nonprofit Professional Development (Notre Dame, Indiana)
  • University of Saint Francis (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
  • UW-Madison (Madison, Wisconsin)
  • Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, Indiana)
  • Wheaton College Graduate School (Wheaton, Illinois)