GPD Workshops and Training

Online Training and Archived Workshops

Best Practices for Dissertation Chairs

Download this informative flier for tips on chairing a dissertation committee.

Best Practices to Recruit Students from Feeder Schools

Learn more about recruiting students from colleges who enable a percentage of their graduates to move on to specific universities and/or specific programs.

Best Practices in Recruiting UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Students

Recruiting UNC Charlotte’s own undergraduate students is of great benefit to our graduate student community. Learn which students to recruit and how to go about doing so.

Critical Issues for Academic Advisors of F-1 and J-1 International Students

Do you regularly receive questions from international students regarding the visa process and don’t know how to respond? This workshop will provide some insight into the student visa process initiated after a student is offered admission. ISSO Directors developed this program to help demystify the F1 visa procedure and help you field basic questions. More importantly, you will learn when and where to refer the students for the correct information!

Early Entry:  Recruiting the Best of  UNC Charlotte

Establishing Prospective Student Pipelines at Historically Black Colleges and Universities - HBCU’s

Graduate School Recruitment

Promoting Success for International Doctoral Students

Dr. Lisa Russell-Pinson, Faculty Associate for Academic Writing in the Center for Graduate Life discusses the common problems this student group can face and how GPD's can help them.

Social Media Recruitment 101

Social media is a wonderful tool for recruiting students from both near and afar, but knowing just how to do so can be difficult. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and the like are free options that can supplement your recruiting practices.

Veterans - How Faculty and Staff Can Assist Them

Faculty and Staff handout.


Graduate School Guides

Informative booklets for the GPD, faculty and staff on a variety of topics. 

Recruitment Handbook