Information Sessions

Through information sessions, online panels and events, the Trachtenberg School admissions team is available to help you navigate the application process and help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

All sessions listed are for Eastern Time unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Events


Degree Program Sessions

Information sessions are a great way to learn more about the Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Policy, Master of Arts in Environmental Resource Policy or PhD. Discussions on career opportunities, funding, course offerings and program structure will be included.

Master's and Certificate Program Sessions

PhD Information Sessions

Alumni Panel Discussion


Trachtenberg To You: Events and Virtual Sessions

What do you do with a Public Service Degree? A Career Services Session

Director of Career Services, Denise Fowler will discuss how Trachtenberg Alumni change the world for the better and how we helped them get there. We'll discuss career services for students and alumni as well as internship options and career outcomes.

Trachtenberg School Applications Workshops

These sessions provide you with the opportunity to learn more about submitting a competitive application. Hear about our application requirements, deadlines and process. You will also have a chance to ask questions during the live Q&A portion. 

Graduate School Fairs

A Trachtenberg or Columbian College of Arts and Sciences representative will be in attendance at these events to answer your questions!

  • UMBC McNair Scholars Research Conference – Saturday, Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional School Fair – Tuesday, Sept. 20, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
  • University of West Florida Virtual Professional & Graduate School Expo – Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • University of Virginia Graduate and Professional School Fair – Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
  • University of Miami Virtual Graduate School Fair – Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EDT
  • Radford University Graduate & Professional School Fair – Tuesday, Oct. 4, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • NC A&T Graduate School Exploration Fair – Wednesday, Oct. 5, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
  • Idealist Chicago – Thursday, Oct. 6, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT
  • Idealist San Francisco – Wednesday, Oct. 12, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PDT
  • Idealist Los Angeles – Thursday, Oct.13, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. PDT
  • Syracuse Virtual Graduate and Law School Fair – Friday, Oct. 14, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EDT
  • Cornell Virtual Graduate and Professional School Day – Tuesday, Oct. 18, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
  • Idealist New York – Monday, Oct. 24, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • Idealist Washington, D.C. – Monday, Oct. 31, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT
  • NC Graduate, Law & Professional School Fair (hosted by N.C. State, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Wilmington & Wake Forest University) – Tuesday, Nov. 2, 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
  • Texas Graduate & Professional School Virtual Fair – Wednesday, Nov. 16, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. CST


Get in Touch!

Complete the form to request more information, or contact our admissions team at [email protected].