Personal Growth & Development

The Chronicle of Higher Education often highlights the challenges associated with juggling the responsibilities and rigors of graduate education with everyday life responsibilities. From time to time, we will provide you with programming options and developmental opportunities aimed at various "life" related issues. We hope you will take advantage of these services. Here are a few examples of events that we have held in the past:

  • Time Management Workshops
  • Life Coaching Sessions
  • Healthy Meals Demonstration
  • Massage Therapy
  • Counseling Center Consultations and Referrals
  • Yoga and Meditation Workshops
  • Stress Tests
  • Money Management Workshops
  • Work-Out Program Development
  • Personal Trainer Consultations

Signature Personal Development Programs:


Fridays @ Five This monthly social gathering rounds out the variety of educational and academic events sponsored by the Office of Graduate Student Services. Join us at a local establishment for a time of relaxation, connection, and socializing after a long week! This event is open to all graduate and professional students on a designated Friday of a given month. Complimentary appetizers and beverages will be provided. Events locations will vary and take place around Tuscaloosa and on campus. Locations for each Fridays @ Five are posted on the website throughout the semester.