Graduate Student Orientation-Graduate Education - Carnegie Mellon University

University-wide Graduate Student Orientation

The Carnegie Mellon University-wide Graduate Student Orientation takes place every fall and spring to provide an introduction to university-level services, programs, and resources for graduate students. Attendance is highly recommended. All events and sessions are free of charge.


Spring 2017: January 13, 12:30-5 p.m.

Please register for University-wide Spring Graduate Student Orientation by Monday, January 9, 2017.  

The Carnegie Mellon University-wide Spring 2017 Graduate Student Orientation will take place on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 12:30pm-5pm. Graduate Student Orientation will provide information about university-level services, programs and resources beyond your department. It is your chance to meet administrators and student leaders who are focused on the graduate student experience at Carnegie Mellon.  Please contact Jamie, with any questions.

The Office of International Education (OIE) will host their welcome and required sessions for ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 8:30am-12:00 pm. This orientation is required for all international students (i.e. exchange, undergraduate and graduate students), and will have information about immigration issues, as well as cultural and academic resources at Carnegie Mellon and in Pittsburgh. Please visit the Officice of International Education website for more information regarding International Student Orientation. 

New Student Action Items

In preparation for your arrival and time here at Carnegie Mellon, there are several items that you SHOULD begin addressing PRIOR to your arrival!