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About GEPA

About Us

The Division of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (GEPA) upholds the ideals of being a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university and aims to be the main resource for all matters related to graduate education and postdoctoral affairs. We help students and scholars advance in their academic disciplines and empower them to prepare for long-term career success by offering innovative professional development programs and working closely with campus partners.

Who We Are


Graduate education and postdoctoral training that transforms, enriches and inspires.


To cultivate a graduate student and postdoctoral scholar experience that will help transform our diverse global society through education, innovation, and public service.

Core Values

Collaboration and fostering interdisciplinary cooperation.

Excellence in service to our students and the campus community.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion so that we all can succeed.

Innovation in our approaches to problem solving.