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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: Lecture Hall 001 (LH001), New Graduate Student Orientation and Information. (Coffee and Tea Provided.)

3:45pm: Bartle Library, North Reading Room, Libraries' Scholarly Resources Session: a program designed to familiarize graduate students with their specific subject librarian and relevant scholarly resources.

New Teaching Assistant (TA) Orientation Tuesday, August 26, 2014

10:45am-12pm Lecture Hall 001 (LH001)

1:00-3:45pm Lecture Hall 008 (LH 008)

3:45pm: Bartle Library, North Reading Room, Libraries' Scholarly Resources Session: a program designed to familiarize graduate students with their specific subject librarian and relevant scholarly resources.

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 Thursday. August 28,2014

12:30pm in Science 1 (S1), Room 140

Art History Thursday, August 28, 2014 Luncheon from 12-1pm in FA 218, and Individual Advising Sessions 1-3pm (Location TBD)
Bioengineering Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3-4pm, ITC, Biotechnology Building (BI) Room 2221
Biology Thursday, August 28, 2014 12-2pm (Contact Department for more details)
Chemistry

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 Thursday, August 21, 2014 Luncheon Provided. From 12-1pm, Library Tower (LT) Room 1506
Computer Science Monday, August 25, 2014 12:30pm-2:30pm, EB110
Economics Main Orientation Event: Thursday, August 28, 2014

The main orientation event for all new students is to be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Library North (LN) Room 1120 beginning at 12:00pm.

The Economics Department has several additional orientation events, dates, and resources. Please consult the full schedule PDF here.

Education, School of (New Masters Students)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014,

and Friday, September 5, 2014

August 27: Room AB-125, 2:30-4:30pm

September 5: Room AB-125, 4:30-6:30pm

Education, School of (New Doctoral Students) Friday, September 5, 2014

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM: New doctoral students will meet with Ben Andrus in the Newcomb Reading Room, Bartle Instruction Lab, Room 1305 (across from Jazzman's).

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM: New doctoral students will return to AB-234* for general program information/orientation

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Current doctoral students will join new doctoral students in AB-234* for a Meet and Greet/Brown Bag

(*please note the location change)

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 Wednesday, August 27, 2014 11:30am-1:30pm, Library North 2401, English Department Conference Room
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 Thursday, August 28, 2014 Luncheon Provided. 12:00-1:30pm, Library North (LN) Room 1106 (IASH Conference Room)
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)

MBA TBA TBA
Mechanical Engineering Thursday, August 28, 2014

1:00pm, Engineering and Science Building, Room 2008

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 Thursday, August 28, 2014 Orientation and Luncheon, 12:00pm in Science 2 (S2) Room 143
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

Full Schedule TBA

Executive Master of Science in Health Systems-Manhattan Program: Friday, August 22-Sunday, August 24, 2014

Full Schedule TBA

Executive Master of Science in Health Systems-Manhattan Program: Full Days, Located in the Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC). Contact Department for further details.

Theatre Thursday, August 28, 2014 Luncheon and Orientation at 12pm in the Theatre Department Green Room
Writing Initiative Monday-Thursday, August 25-28, 2014 The Writing Initiative will have its pre-semester orientation August 25 through 28, meeting daily from 10am-3pm,
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Last Updated: 7/31/14