New Graduate Student Orientation

Friday, January 12, 2024

1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Richcraft Hall, Second Floor Conference Rooms (2220, 2224 and 2228)

Slides from today: click here for PDF

Video from September orientation available on YouTube here

The orientation session will provide you with important information about starting your graduate studies, and you will have the opportunity to hear from members of the Graduate Students’ Association and campus service representatives.

If you have questions about Fall Orientation please contact David Lafferty at

TA Orientations

TA Orientations will be offered online, as asynchronous videos. New TAs will receive an email in early January with the necessary links and information.

Graduate Students’ Association Welcome Message

Please read this welcome message from your Graduate Students’ Association! It contains lots of info about the activities and services facilitated by the GSA.

A note for new International students:

New international graduate students should also take part in one of the International Student Services Office’s I-Start Orientations. Also make sure to register for their International Winter Welcome.