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Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

New Student Orientation for Summer and Fall 2017 incoming Graduate Studies students will be a two-day event held on Tuesday, August 22 and Wednesday, August 23 in the Tinkham Veale University Center.  

Day 1 (Tuesday, August 22) is approximately 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. for all students

Day 2 (Wednesday, August 23) is approximately 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for all students.

Optional events and programs will occur throughout the week of August 20-28. You will receive an email when the orientation schedule is available online.  Additional events will be added to the schedule throughout the summer.

Your academic department and/or program may also hold an orientation session.  Please check with your academic department for additional details.  


An orientation session for all International Students will be held on Day 2 (Wednesday, August 23), 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center. 


If you are a graduate student who will be a Teaching Assistant (TA):

An orientation meeting for international graduate student teaching assistants only will be held on Day 2 (Wednesday, August 23), 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center. 

Orientation for all graduate student teaching assistants (both domestic and international students) will be on Monday, August 28, 5 – 8:30 p.m.  Pizza and water will be provided. 

TA Training Questions: send an email to UNIV400@case.edu or call 216.368.5230.  Additional information can be found on the Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Orientation page.


The presentations and flyers/handouts from the Spring 2017 Graduate Orientation can be viewed in the online orientation packet.

The presentations and flyers/handouts from the Fall 2016 Graduate Orientation can be viewed in the online orientation packet.