TheGraduate@Carleton – August 28, 2015


Graduate Student News

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Fall Orientation Monday Aug. 31

We strongly encourage all new graduate students and New TAs to attend our Orientation on Monday Aug. 31.  More

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Orientation for International Students

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) is hosting a special Orientation for new international graduate students on the morning of Aug. 31.  We encourage you to stay afterwards for the general Orientation during the afternoon.  More

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GSA – Welcome Weeks

The Graduate Students’ Association kicks off its two-week Welcome Weeks celebration this weekend. More   There are also lots of activities, including workshops on the Aug. 31st Orientation Day. More

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Orientation Photo Contest

Participate in our Orientation photo contest and you could win $50.  More


Important Dates and Deadlines


Aug. 29-30 – Residence move-in and road closures



Aug. 31  Orientation for new grad students and TAs

Sept. 1 – Last day for receipt of online applications from potential fall (November) graduates.

Sept. 2 – Fall term and Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

Sept. 7 – Statutory holiday. University closed.

For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website. For all financial matters, go to Student Accounts.



The deadlines to apply for a Leave From Duties for the fall term is Aug. 31 (access form via Carleton Central)

Deadline to apply to be an “out-of-priority” TA for the fall/15 term is Sept. 1



Check out our awards and funding website for details and deadlines.





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TheGraduate@Carleton is produced by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs for all graduate students. This newsletter includes news, grad student research stories, and important date information of interest to graduate students. It is distributed twice a month during the fall and winter terms and monthly during the summer term.

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