Graduate Student Orientation


Graduate Studies orientation for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 incoming students was held on Tuesday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 21 in the Tinkham Veale University Center.

Sessions included information on academic integrity, research ethics, Diversity 360, Title IX, graduate student success panels, campus services, academic services, grad life, wellness, international students, teaching assistants, and more. Additional events are taking place on campus and in the community which can help you meet people, learn about services, and get to know your surroundings. We've compiled a schedule of these events, including orientation, which continue after classes begin. Click here for the schedule of events

Teaching Assistants (TA) will also be required to complete a two-part training:

  1. Complete the Webinar, which is now open. This webinar will close on: August 23, 2019. Students can self-enroll in the Canvas Webinar 
  2. On-campus TA Training Orientation on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballrooms A/B (light lunch will be served)

Please contact Elise Geither in UCITE at if you have questions about TA training. 

The presentations and flyers/handouts from the Fall 2019 Graduate Orientation can be viewed in the fall online orientation packetView the complete schedule (including optional events).

The presentations and flyers/handouts from the Spring 2019 Graduate Orientation can be viewed in the spring online orientation packet.