Graduate & Professional Student Appreciation Week 2022

Monday, April 4 – Friday, April 8, 2022

Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (GPSAW) is a week-long celebration of the value and impact of graduate and professional students. First held in 1993, GPSAW was developed by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students. GPSAW is now celebrated nationally during the first week of April. In 2022, it will be observed Monday, April 4th through Friday, April 8th. 


Daily Prize Draw

A School of Education student will be randomly selected to receive a $25 electronic gift card every day of the week! Students will be notified via their Redlands email and given the opportunity to select a gift card from a list of stores and restaurants. All current School of Education students are automatically entered in the drawing.

Dinner on Us

It's time to show your appreciation for your fellow School of Education community members! Nominate a graduate student friend by Friday, April 8th for the chance to win a free dinner for the both of you. The selected winner of this giveaway and their nominee will be notified via their Redlands emails and receive a $50 electronic gift card to the restaurant of their choice.

Nominate a Friend >


In celebration of GPSAW, the School of Education community is invited to attend the following virtual and in-person events. Please follow us on Instagram (@gsa_soe) to stay updated throughout the week!

Monday, April 4

Coffee/Tea & Cookies | 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. PT

No matter how the cookie crumbles, you're the best around! Come by and grab a cookie and cup of coffee or tea before heading to class.

     Join Here → Lobby of School of Education Building (University Hall)

Tuesday, April 5

Let's Create a Digital Portfolio | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. PT

Join our virtual workshop to learn how to create a 1 page digital portfolio displaying professional skills or academic work using Google Sites.

     Join Here →

Wednesday, April 6

Virtual Wellness with Dat Yoga Dude | 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. PT

Join GSA and Dat Yoga Dude in a mid-week mindfulness hour where we will learn some yoga and mindfulness techniques. This will be a great event to de-stress from all your school work and connect with some great people. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the night.

     Join Here →

Thursday, April 7

Pizza Dinner | 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PT

Any way you slice it, the School of Education is grateful for you! Come grab a slice of pizza before class and chat with fellow graduate students.

     Join Here → University Hall Room 106 or the Riverside Campus Lobby

Friday, April 8

Movie Night | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. PT

Join us to watch Encanto as we observe the incorporation of counseling systems to show dynamic relationships between characters and their family as a whole. Join us on Zoom for a tutorial to our Teleparty!

     Join Here →

Appreciation Board

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University of Redlands Bookstore

The University of Redlands Bookstore is honoring the School of Education community by offering you 10% off any logoed University of Redlands item during the week of April 4 – 8, 2022. Please show your Redlands ID, which is accessible via the University of Redlands app. Note: This discount does not include graduation items, such as regalia or diploma frames.

Visit the University of Redlands Bookstore >

The Meek House

The Meek House is partnering with the Graduate Student Association to offer School of Education students, faculty, and staff 10% off your purchase during the week of April 4 – 8, 2022. Please show your Redlands ID, which is accessible via the University of Redlands app.

Visit The Meek House >

Virtual Backgrounds