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Fall 2014 Department Orientation Schedules

The Fall 2014 Orientation schedule is still in process, so check back frequently for updates. If your department is not listed here, please contact your department directly.

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Department Date Details
New Graduate Student Orientation Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:30-10:30am (LH001), Coffee and Tea Provided
New Teaching Assistant (TA) Orientation Tuesday, August 26, 2014

10:45am-12pm (LH001)

1-4pm (LH 008)

International Graduate Student Orientation  Thursday, August 21, and Friday, August 22, 2014 For more details, please contact ISSS, International Student and Scholar Services
Asian and Asian American Studies TBA TBA
Anthropology TBA


Art History Thursday, August 28, 2014 Luncheon from 12-1pm in FA 218, and Individual Advising Sessions 1-3pm (Location TBD)
Bioengineering TBA TBA
Biology Thursday, August 28, 2014 12-2pm

From Monday, August 18, to Friday, August 29, 2014

Consult Department Orientation Schedule
College of Community and Public Affairs Monday, August 25, 2014 and Wednesday, August 27, 2014 PhD Program will be held on Monday, August 25 from 5:30-8:00 PM at the Downtown Center in room 330.
Department of Student Affairs Administration is Wed, 8/27/14, 1-4pm in UDC 120A & 120B. 
Comparative Literature TBA TBA
Computer Science Monday, August 25, 2014 12:30pm-2:30pm, EB110
Economics TBA TBA
Education, School of TBA


Electrical and Computer Engineering Wednesday, August 27, 2014 ECE Orientation for new MS and MEng students will be from 9:30 to 10:30 in UU 120.

ECE PhD orientation for new students will be from 10:30 to 11:30 in UU 120.

ECE TA Orientation for new and returning ECE TAs will be from 4:00-5:00 in ES 2324 (Hugo Conference Room)
English TBA TBA
Geography Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29. 2014 12pm, Van Riper Lunch Room, Student Wing 223
Geology Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:30-1:30, Luncheon in Science 1, Room 145, meeting with the Graduate Director of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies to follow.
History TBA TBA
Management, School of Thursday, August 28 and Friday, August 29, 2014 Details TBA
Mathematical Sciences Friday, August 29 10:00 a.m. - noon Individual Advising sessions (Location: Old Whitney
Hall - room TBD)

Noon - 1:00 p.m. Meeting for all new graduate students (Location: Old
Whitney Hall - room TBD)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Luncheon (Location: Old Whitney Hall - room TBD)

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Individual Advising Sessions (Location: Old
Whitney Hall - room TBD)

Mechanical Engineering TBA


Music Wednesday, August 27 and Thursday, August 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 27:
Music Theory placement exam is 11:00 - 1:00 - FA170
Music History placement exam is 2:00 - 400 - FA 170

Thursday, August 28
Graduate Welcome Luncheon - 12:00 - Old Union Hall

Nursing, School of Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:30 check-in, ongoing orientation until 2 or 4 pm. Details TBD
Philosophy (SPEL) Wednesday, August 27, Thursday, August 28, and Monday, September 1, 2014

Wed., Aug. 27
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. New Students Orientation, UUW-324
12:00 p.m. Luncheon followed by meeting with advisors

Thurs, Aug 28
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Meeting with current graduate students, Library Tower 1210
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. SPEL TA Orientation, Library Tower 1210

Mon., Sept. 1
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm. Meetings with the Director of Graduate Studies, Library Tower 1203

Physics TBA TBA
Political Science Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9am, IASH Conference Room (LN1106).
Psychology Thursday, August 28, 2014 UU 120, From approximately 12-3 pm, lunch provided.
Public Administration Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9am-2pm at the Downtown Center, Room DC 226
Social Work TBA TBA
Sociology Tentative Schedule: Thursday, August 28, 2014 Tentative Schedule: 10:00am in Library Tower 310
Student Affairs Administration Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1-4pm, at the UDC 120A and 120B
Systems Science and Industrial Engineering TBA TBA
Theatre Thursday, August 28, 2014 Luncheon and Orientation at 12pm in the Theatre Department Green Room
Writing Initiative TBA TBA
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Last Updated: 7/23/14