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On-Campus Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


12:00 to 3:00 pm Required Orienation and Registration session for All New International Graduate Students

3:15 pm Check-in Begins – All New Graduate Students (Centennial Hall Lobby)

3:30 – 5:10 Choose your own workshops (Centennial Hall) Workshops will begin at 3:30 and again at 4:25

4:30 – 5:30 Resource Tables and Reception (Centennial 4th Floor)

5:30 – 7:00 Orientation to Graduate Education and the Graduate Student Experience (Centennial 100)

5:30 – 5:40 Welcome and Expectations
Dr. Patricia Hughes, Interim Dean, School of Graduate Studies
5:40 – 5:55 Structured Networking
5:55 – 6:10 Tips for Graduate School Success/Graduate School 101
6:10 – 6:15 Overview of Professional and Personal Development Opportunities
6:15 – 6:45 Making the most of graduate school
Panel of returning students and recent graduates
6:45 – 7:00 Question and Answers
Graduate School Staff and panelists

7:00 pm Optional: Walk to Lake George (6 blocks) for Summertime by George (Music and Food)

Orientation is designed so you can come when you can and stay as long as you are able. More specific information will be posted close to the date.

Sponsored by the School of Graduate Studies. For more information call 320-308-2113 or email