Graduate Division

Welcome Back #GradEaters Social Media Challenge!

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Welcome Back Challenge Rules

Welcome Back #Gradeaters Social Media Challenge graphic

 

Welcome to an academic year like no other! Depending where you are on your graduate journey, a warm welcome to the Anteater family or welcome back to UCI! 

For many of you, your graduate journey begins with Graduate Welcome and Orientation on Friday, September 25, 2020! To help you get ready for the big day, make sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @UCIrvineGD. We’ll be posting every day beginning on Friday, September 18 with helpful tips and reminders for graduate school to go along with chances to win prizes for incoming grad students, continuing grad students AND postdocs! Come join in the fun! Read more below about the Hidden Anteater Challenges!

 

Social Media Contest

Steps and Rules (Open to all UCI Graduate Students and Post Docs.) 

 

  1. Follow @UCIrvineGD on Twitter and Instagram
  2. Beginning Friday, September 18 carefully examine every post for hidden anteaters. (Hint: not every post will contain an anteater, while some may contain more than one!)
  3. Like or ♥︎ each @UCIrvineGD post from Friday, September 18 - Thursday, September 24
  4. Beginning Thursday, September 24 at 5 pm PT until Friday, September 25 at 10 am PT, DM us the correct number of anteaters you saw throughout the week on either Twitter or Instagram. There will be 10 winners receiving $25 Target gift card! Posts will be exactly the same on each platform, so you don’t have to count twice!

 

 

Canvas Module Contest

For new students participating in Graduate Welcome and Orientation, a similar contest will be in effect throughout the modules!

Steps and Rules (Open to incoming UCI Graduate Students)

  1. Follow @UCIrvineGD on Twitter and Instagram
  2. Beginning on Friday, September 25 with Graduate Welcome and Orientation, be sure to go through each module carefully and keep track of how many hidden anteaters you see (Hint: not every module will contain an anteater, while some may contain more than one!)
  3. Fill out THIS FORM by Friday, October 2 at 12 pm PT with the correct number of anteaters found. There will be 10 winners receiving a gift card AND a UCI Swag Bag!

Good luck and happy hunting!