Binghamton University offers four orientations to help you familiarize yourself with the campus, successfully transition into graduate school, learn about important resources, and meet your professors and colleagues.
Required for all new fall and spring, degree-seeking/matriculated graduate students
Available at http://www.gradschool.binghamton.edu/ps/orientation
The required online modules can be completed at your earliest convenience.
We recommend completing the modules by the start of classes, before your focus shifts to your academic studies and student life at Binghamton. You will need your Binghamton University Computer Account username and password to successfully log in.
Strongly recommended for all new fall students
The Graduate School would like to welcome you to the University with a brief orientation session on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 (Tentative date)
From 9:00 - 10:00 am, new Doctoral students will attend a session on Pathways for Success in Graduate School. This session will examine the pathways for success in Graduate School and the university- wide resources that are available to ensure your timely completion of the doctoral degree. Additional time will be devoted to issues relating to academic integrity, confidential problem solving, and managing your enrollment on campus.
From 11:00 - Noon, new Master students will attend a session on How to Get the Most from your BU Education. This session is designed for new Master students that are transitioning to Graduate School. We will discuss the resources that are available to enrich your academic experience at Binghamton University. Additional time will be devoted to issues relating to academic integrity, confidential problem solving, and managing your enrollment on campus.
Strongly recommended for all new fall and spring students
Most academic programs/departments offer an orientation session for new graduate students in their program. Dates, times and places will vary for fall and spring semesters. You will receive an e-mail from your academic department with details.
On Campus: required fall semester for all new TAs. View on-campus orientation schedule
Online: required fall semester for all new TAs. Available at http://www.gradschool.binghamton.edu/ps/orientation
All new TAs must complete the following modules:
Also, please read the following books, available at the University Bookstore, online from www.Styluspub.com, or in the University Library:
Required for all new fall and spring international students
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) hosts a required orientation the week prior to the start of classes. ISSS will contact you via e-mail with dates, times and complete details. You can also visit their website.
Last Updated: 1/3/14