Fall 2017 New Graduate Student and TA Orientation

Fall Orientation for new graduate students and teaching assistants will take place on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. All orientation sessions will be held in the afternoon.


The sessions at Orientation will provide you with important information about starting your graduate studies and your role as a teaching assistant. You will also have the opportunity to meet other grad students, faculty, and members of the Graduate Students’ Association and CUPE 4600.

The New Teaching Assistant Orientation will count toward paid training hours for new teaching assistants who attend.

If you have any questions about Fall Orientation, please contact David Lafferty at david.lafferty@carleton.ca.

Graduate Students’ Association (GSA)

The GSA offers services and events to all graduate students. For more information, please visit gsacarleton.ca or visit in person on the 6th floor of the University Centre.

International Graduate Student Orientation

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) offers an orientation specifically for international students held on Friday, September 1, 2017. Please visit the ISSO’s orientation page for more details.

Departmental Orientation

Your academic department, school, institute, or program may be offering a specific orientation just for you and your incoming cohort. More information is available from your academic department, school, institute or program.