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Events & Activities

Listed below are the current student activities offered at the Northern Virginia Center.  If you have any ideas or suggestions for new activities to add, please e-mail

Events & Activities Calendar

Recurring Events

Throughout the year the Graduate Student Services Office (GSSO) host many social events where you can meet and greet with other students and faculty.  Events include:

  • Welcome Week Receptions: Held at the beginning of the spring and fall semesters.  Food Served. 
  • Chinese New Year Potluck Dinner: Celebrate the Lunar New Year and bring a Chinese inspired dish to share.
  • Halloween Pumpkin Carving: Held the week of Halloween in October.  Pumpkins, tools, and stencils provided. Refreshments served
  • Thanksgiving Celebration: Please join us in celebrating autumn and Thanksgiving at our annual Thanksgiving potluck celebration. All D.C. Area students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.

The Northern Virginia Center Library is equipped with 3D printers, laser scanners, and CAD workstations for student use. There are no fees to use the printers, and we are open to the community.