Fall 2019 New Graduate Student and TA Orientation
Fall orientation for new graduate students and teaching assistants will take place on
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Locations or timing may change, so please check back before the date of the event.
|1:00 to 2:00 p.m.||General Orientation for Arts and Social Sciences; Public Affairs; Sprott School of Business||Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall|
|2:15 to 3:15 p.m.||TA Orientation for Arts and Social Sciences; Public Affairs; Sprott School of Business||Kailash Mital Theatre, Southam Hall|
|2:15 to 3:15 p.m.||General Orientation for Engineering and Design; Science||HS 1301 (Health Sciences building)|
|3:30 to 4:30 p.m.||TA Orientation for Engineering and Design; Science||HS 1301 (Health Sciences building)|
|3:00 to 6:00 p.m.||Grad BBQ for all new graduate students||Outdoor green area on University Drive between the Colonel By entrance to campus and the Loeb Building.|
The Graduate Students’ Association will also be holding two breakout sessions in which you can learn more about health plan coverage:
|1:30 to 2:00 p.m.||GSA Breakout Session (Health Plan)||416 Southam Hall|
|3:15 to 3:45 p.m.||GSA Breakout Session (Health Plan)||416 Southam Hall|
If you are a graduate student or teaching assistant new to your role in Fall 2019 it is strongly recommended that you attend 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.
If you have questions about Fall Orientation please contact David Lafferty at firstname.lastname@example.org
Grad Weeks of Welcome
In September, the Graduate Students’ Association will be hosting more than two weeks of events for students. This includes academic events, workshops, lots of free food, and many opportunities to get involved. For more information, check out gsacarleton.ca/welcomeweeks or email email@example.com to volunteer!
International Graduate Student Orientation
If you are an international student, you should also attend one of the orientation sessions being offered by the International Student Services Office (ISSO). 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.