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New Graduate Student Orientation

Fall 2022 New Graduate Student Orientation will be in-person at the McKimmon Center on August 19. Ph.D. students, research master's and option B students attend the morning session from 9-11 a.m. Non-thesis master's students attend the afternoon session from 1:30-4 p.m.

All newly enrolled graduate students received an email with full details on June 21. If you enrolled after June 21, expect an orientation email within the next few weeks. The following students DO NOT attend in-person orientation: MBA, MAC, distance and certificate students.

A separate email will go out on August 18 with details of the asynchronous online portion of new student orientation. The asynchronous online portion is open to ALL graduate students and will be available on August 20.

Have a question about orientation? Please email

New Student Resources

Attend the Information Fair

Learn more about student organizations and other campus resources from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the McKimmon Center on August 19.

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