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Welcome to GRACS. We are here to help CS grad students in any way we can. If you need information on degree requirements, research techniques, teaching tools, or things to do in Austin, then you've come to the right place.

If you need information about applying to the department, you should contact

If you have a suggestion for GRACS (e.g., a social event or an issue you would like to bring to the department's attention), please write to


Video Gaming Night

Join your fellow CS grad students to play multiplayer video games in GDC 6.302 from 6 p.m.–8 p.m. on Friday, 23rd October. Pizzas will be provided to the players. You should bring your computer (either laptop or desktop) and any game you want to play. Please consider the games listed below.

We are looking forward to gaming with you!

If you have any questions or suggestion feel free to email


  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • League of Legends
  • Dota 2
  • Portal 2: Co-Op
  • Age of Empires

Elections for GRACS Representatives

GRACS elections took place at a special meeting on October 25.

The new GRACS representatives for Fall 2015 are:

The Student Advisory Board representatives for Fall 2015 are:

The ​Tea Time Czars for Fall 2015 are:

The ​Graduate Student Assembly representative for Fall 2015 is:

The ​Graduate Advising Days Czar for Fall 2015 is:

The Events Organizing team for Fall 2015 is:

Tea Time!

Grad student tea time is every Wednesday this semester from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the grad lounge (GDC 4.202).

Upcoming Events

See our calendar for more details.

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