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GPS Frequently Asked Questions

GPS Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. Where will the symposium be located at UC Berkeley and what time should I arrive?

A. GPS 2022 will take place at Sibley Auditorium at UC Berkeley. Registration will open at 8:45 AM and the welcome will begin at 9 AM sharp. 

Q. What is the cost of attending GPS and will transportation and lodging be provided by UC Berkeley?

A. There is no cost to attend GPS. Unfortunately, due to this being a free event where lunch is provided, we will not be able to provide assistance for transportation or lodging. It is recommended that if you know other students from your school that are coming to UC Berkeley that you contact them and organize carpool and lodging arrangements.

Q. What is the dress code for GPS?

A. There will be no enforced dress code during the symposium. Casual to smart-casual is encouraged. There will be working professionals who will be attending but they will also be in casual to smart-casual type of attire. No need for complete suits or gowns.

General Questions:

Q.  I am a ______ (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, community college student, or someone who has already graduated) and I was wondering if GPS is for me and if I should apply?

A. Anyone is invited to apply! 

Q. Is GPS only for engineering students since it is hosted by Stanford and UC Berkeley Engineering departments?

A. No, GPS is open to all STEM majors. You do not have to be in engineering in order to participate in this year’s GPS symposium.

Q. I am a recruiter and I would like to table during GPS. Who should I contact?

A. We are not accepting recruiter applications this year. Thank you.

Source URL: https://engineering.stanford.edu/students-academics/equity-and-inclusion-initiatives/prospective-graduate-programs/graduate-2