About Us

The Graduate School's role is to foster excellence in all dimensions of post-baccalaureate studies and is the primary advocate for graduate education and for graduate students at the University.  Graduate education functions to explore and advance the limits of knowledge and define the state of the art in an academic discipline.  Our purpose is to serve society's needs in specific technical and professional ways as well as the need for intellectual expansion.  In accomplishing this mission, the Graduate School values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, innovation, and inclusiveness in all that it does.

Dean's Office Hours

Mondays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm


Graduate School Philanthropic Award Supports Veteran

Spencer Green poses next to a Biodex Isokinetic Dynamometer. Researchers can use this machine to assess a patient's knee strength.
A young man with crew-cut hair and a crisp red polo sits in Fretwell Café, contemplating the size and contours of his fist. This is the average size of a human heart, he explains, but Lance Armstrong’s is probably larger due to his intense athleticism. He says simply, “I just love the human heart.” This man is Spencer Green, and he brings this passion to his studies in UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Kinesiology program. He’s following the Clinical Exercise Physiology track.

Graduate School Announces 2016-2017 Graduate Life Fellows

The 2016-2017 Graduate Life Fellows
Graduate Life Fellows (GLFs) serve as ambassadors for the Graduate School to increase awareness of opportunities and resources, and provide support for graduate students. The GLF program enters its ninth year with seven new Fellows.

Competition for the Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award is Announced

Harshini V. de Silva Award
The Harshini V. de Silva Graduate Mentor Award committee is soliciting nominations for the 2017 award. This award was established in memory of Dr. Harshini de Silva, an associate professor of biology, who was noted for her deep dedication to the academic and professional development of graduate students.

Food Pantry Named for University Supporters Dhiaa and Hope Jamil

Food pantry named for supporters Dhiaa and Hope Jamil
University officials, students, faculty and staff gathered in the backyard of a ranch house on the edge of the UNC Charlotte campus  to dedicate the brick structure as the “Jamil Niner Student Pantry.” 

Annual Faculty Competition Underway

The First Citizen's Bank Scholars medal.
The First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal Committee is soliciting nominations for the 2017 award. This award recognizes outstanding scholarship, creativity and/or research among senior full-time faculty members.

Partnerships & Initiatives

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Research Consultations with Project Mosaic
October 24, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Writing Assistance
October 24, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Tranquil Tuesdays: Mindfulness & Yoga
October 25, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Writing Assistance
October 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Information Sessions
October 26, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Writing Competitive Grant Proposals
October 26, 2016 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM