Winter 2019 New Graduate Student and TA Orientation
Winter orientation for new graduate students and teaching assistants will take place today Friday, January 11, 2019 in Richcraft Hall, 2nd floor.
If you are a graduate student or teaching assistant new to your role in January 2019 it is strongly recommended that you attend this orientation. The sessions 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, members of the Graduate Students’ Association and CUPE 4600, and a variety of campus service representatives.
The TA Orientation session counts toward paid training hours for new teaching assistants who attend.
Coffee and tea will be provided.
If you have questions about Winter Orientation please contact David Lafferty at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY REGISTERED, JUST SHOW UP!
|12:30-1:00 p.m.||Coffee & Tea|
|1:00-2:00 p.m.||New Graduate Student Orientation|
|2:00-3:30 p.m.||Information session with Campus Service Representatives|
|3:30-4:30 p.m.||New Teaching Assistant Orientation|
After your session(s), head up to the Graduate Students’ Association Lounge on the 6th floor of the Unicentre for a social event with the GSA (and free food!). You can arrive anytime after 4:00 p.m.
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, staff, and members of the Graduate Students’ Association and CUPE 4600.
The New Teaching Assistant Orientation may count toward paid pedagogical training hours for new graduate student teaching assistants who attend.
If you have any questions about Graduate Orientation, please contact David Lafferty at email@example.com.
International Graduate Student Orientation
If you are an international student, you should also attend one of the two orientation sessions being offered by the International Student Services Office (ISSO). on either Tuesday, January 8 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. or Friday, January 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please visit the ISSO’s orientation page for details. For information about other ISSO initiatives, please click here.
Your academic department, school, institute, or program may be offering a specific orientation for you and your incoming cohort. More information is available from your academic department, school, institute or program.