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Access GADI’s Graduate Student Resource Guide, a collection of useful tips & organizations to help you navigate life as a grad student at Penn State. You’ll find resources like:

  • A FAQ page for concerns like changing your PSU email address, finding a culturally competent therapist, changing your name/gender designation in the PSU registrar, and accessing financial assistance.
  • A resource guide that includes lists of:
    • Graduate student-led initiatives & community groups.
    • Non-PSU services such as affordable housing resources, a shelter for survivors of domestic violence, free tax assistance, and more.
    • State College advocacy groups like 3/20 Coalition, Democratic Socialists of America, and Centre County COVID-19 Community Response.
    • Campus-wide offices and initiatives that provide the PSU community with resources pertinent to marginalized groups.
    • Discipline-specific resources at PSU pertinent to diversity & inclusion.
    • Resources for undergraduate students from historically underrepresented groups.

This document is a living document, so if you have questions or would like to add resources please send us an email at with the subject line, “GADI Resource Guide.”

D. Scott Bennett

D. Scott Bennett

Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Distinguished Professor of Political Science

105 Sparks Building
(814) 865-1439

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