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The GradPad

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many on-campus departments and resources have modified operations and business hours.  For the most up to date information on the availability of these resources, please contact the offices directly or head to their websites.

The GradPad is a space dedicated to graduate student use. It has been furnished with lounge seating, a couch, tables and chairs making it the perfect place to gather, study, or relax between classes. The space includes a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and coffee maker. It is also home to the Graduate Student Association’s office. Located on the 3rd floor of the Student Services Building (SSB), Room 350, the GradPad overlooks Lake Yosemite and the distant Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The GradPad is accessible 7 days a week / 24 hours a day. A Cat Card is required for access.

GradPad Guidelines

 If you have any suggestions, questions, comments, or to reserve the room, contact GSA at