Winter 2019 New Graduate Student and TA Orientation

Winter orientation for new graduate students and teaching assistants will take place on the afternoon of Friday, January 11, 2019 in Richcraft Hall, 2nd floor. This schedule is still tentative.

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 david.lafferty@carleton.ca

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Tentative Schedule

TIME SESSION
12:30-1:00 p.m. Coffee & Tea
1:00-2:00 p.m. New Graduate Student Orientation
2:00-3:15 p.m. Information session with Campus Service Representatives
3:15-4:15 p.m. New Teaching Assistant Orientation

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 david.lafferty@carleton.ca.

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.

Departmental Orientations

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.