Welcome to the Entomology Graduate Student Association (EGSA) Webpage!

This long-standing association was created with the vision lives of current and future graduate students in the entomology department. We strive to maintain a friendly and collaborative environment among students, an openly communicative relationship with faculty, and a positive presence in the Champaign-Urbana community. We hope to provide as many opportunities and resources for students to learn, grow, and develop as professionals and to enjoy their time here at UIUC!

EGSA Updates

35th Insect Fear Film Festival: TicksOn February 24th join EGSA and the UIUC Department of Entomology for our annual film festival to watch insect-themed horror movies, handle live insects at our petting zoo, learn about the insects you fear, and get t-shirts, stickers, balloon insects, and your face painted.  This year’s theme is Ticks, so join us for a selection of movies and TV episodes dealing with these blood suckers! Admission is free.