Information Session: Graduate Student-at-Large Programs

Join Program Director Esther Riske and Associate Director of Recruitment Ali Case at the Gleacher Lounge for an info session about the GSAL programs.

Aug 01
Gleacher Center Building




About the Event

Dive into an immersive journey with Graduate Student-at-Large programs, where your aspirations meet boundless opportunities. Join us for an exclusive in-person info session on Thursday, August 1, at 6:00 pm CT at our vibrant UChicago downtown campus. Discover the keys to unlock your potential, surrounded by our GSAL program director and like-minded peers.

Ask burning questions, explore the intricate details of the program and network with fellow attendees. This isn't just an info session; it's a chance to ignite your passions and map out your future. Don't miss your ticket to an enriching academic adventure—see you there!

About the GSAL program

Students accepted to the Graduate Student-at-Large (GSAL) program at the University of Chicago have already completed their bachelor’s degrees and enroll in regular graduate and undergraduate courses (with adequate prerequisites) at the University of Chicago. They have the opportunity to take courses at the College, in the Graduate Divisions of the Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities, and at the graduate schools in Divinity, Public Policy, Social Work, Business, and Law.

About the GSALB program

Graduate Student-at-Large: Business (GSALB) students have the opportunity to deliberately explore the academic culture of the Chicago Booth School of Business, and participate in the rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education that consistently ranks Chicago Booth as the top MBA program in the world.

About the Returning Scholars program

Through the Returning Scholars (RS) program at the University of Chicago, you can connect with an esteemed community of scholars, faculty, and alumni who share your intellectual curiosity and determination to continue your studies in your field of interest. Students have the opportunity to rekindle their passion for education through rigorous undergrad and graduate courses at The University of Chicago.

Speaking at the event

Esther Pandian-Riske, GSAL Program Director

Esther Pandian-Riske, MA, MAPSS

Program Director, Graduate Student-at-Large

Esther Pandian-Riske is the Program Director of the Graduate Student-at-Large Program. Originally from Singapore, she came to Chicago as an international student and has two Master’s degrees from the University of Chicago: a MAPSS from the Graduate Division of the Social Sciences and an MPP from the...

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Ali Case, Associate Director of Recruitment

Alexandra Case, MS

Associate Director of Recruitment

Alexandra Case, Associate Director of Recruitment, has over fifteen years of recruitment, admission, and marketing experience. She started her career in higher education at the New York Institute of Technology as Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission, then served seven years at Illinois Tech...

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