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New Graduate Student Orientation

At the beginning of each fall and spring term, the Graduate School offers a New Student Orientation experience for newly admitted students.  The content of the programs and activities are designed to assist students in making a successful transition to graduate study.

The Spring 2017 New Graduate Student Orientation Program will begin on Friday, January 20, 2017 for International Students and Saturday, January 21, 2017 for ALL new Graduate Students.  The orientation program schedule is below.  Please click on the link for more detailed information.

SPRING 2017 Orientation Program Schedule.pdf

Friday, January 20, 2017

  9:00 a.m.  Check-In for International Students

10:30 a.m.  Immigration Regulations and Cross Cultural Communications

12:00 p.m.  Lunch

  1:00 p.m.  Key Services and Topics; Focus on International Students

Saturday, January 21, 2017

  9:00 a.m.   Informal Welcome with Continental Breakfast

  9:30 a.m.   Graduate Student and Academic Services

10:00 a.m.   Academic Integrity Compliance

10:30 a.m.   Bentley Beliefs

11:00 a.m.   Graduate Career Services

12:00 p.m.   Wisdom Panel Luncheon

  1:00 p.m.   Walking Campus Tour of Academic Facilities (weather permitting)

  2:00 p.m.   Warm Up Break

  2:30 p.m.   Library Tour

  3:00 p.m.   Library Services and Electronic Research Resources