Social Activities

Social Activities

Finals Study Break

GEC Finals Study Break

Monday, May 13, 2019.

1 – 3 PM

ETC 2.114

Cookies and coffee provided!

GEC will be hosting its biannual Finals Study Break featuring warm Tiff’s Treats cookies and brownies along with fresh central market coffee and a movie! Stop by, grab some refreshments, take a break from the grind of studying, and enjoy a great movie! The event will be held in ETC 2.114 on Monday May 13th starting at 1 pm. The movie will begin around 1:15 pm! Look forward to seeing everyone there!
Here is our Facebook link to this event.

Intramural Sport

GEC is doing a friendly competition which will provide a physical balance to graduate students’ long days in the lab. Let us know if you are interested in joining or creating an intramural team.

Intramural Team: Volleyball

Girls Needed!

Thursdays, starting April 11th

7 – 8 PM

Here is our Facebook page. Contact Erick Jones ( if interested.


GEC Goes to the Park

Just a couple of us engineering graduate students out there in the park, enjoying the nice weather (in the park). Come out and chill with us!

GEC Goes to the Park

Friday, April 12th, 2019.

4 – 7 PM

Eastwoods Park (3001 Harris Ave)

Meet downstairs by the picnic table near ETC at 4 pm and we will walk over. There will be PB&J sandwiches provided. Come relax and hang out with your grad students.

Frisbee, hackysack, basketball, games, football, etc.
It will be fun.

Here is our Facebook link.


Crawfish Boil

Every spring, the GEC hosts a Crawfish Boil to provide spaces for social interactions in the presence of food. Follow this link to enjoy pictures from the 2018 Crawfish Boil.

73rd Annual GEC Crawfish Boil

Sunday, April 28, 2019

1 – 4 PM

@ Zilker Park – Polo Picnic Grounds

It’s that time of the year again…. Come on down to Zilker Park for a relaxing afternoon of all-you-can-eat traditional boiled crawfish with sides AND (optional) beer!

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite here OR through Venmo @Liam-Connolly.

$10 – Unlimited crawfish and sides
$15 – all of the above PLUS beer

Help us share the event with your friends via this Facebook link.


GEC Bar Crawl

Coming soon around May 3rd!


Game Night

Have nothing else better to do on a Tuesday night? Come join us for some board games, free food, and a quality bonding time with fellow engineering graduate students.

Date: Tuesday, February 26th

Time: Evenings

Location: The Triangle game room (4600 W Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751)

Free food from Taco Shack