Fall 2014 University-wide Graduate Student Orientation
The Carnegie Mellon University-wide Graduate Student Orientation will take place on August 11-13, 2014 and provide information about university-level services, programs and resources beyond your department. Attendance is highly recommended. It is your chance to meet administrators and student leaders who are focused on the graduate student experience at Carnegie Mellon. All events are free, including the Cook-out and the Ice Cream Social.
REGISTRATION: Please register by August 7, 2014.
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!
If You Are an International StudentInternational graduate students are required to participate in an additional orientation hosted by the Office of International Education on the morning of August 12. There is no cost associated with the OIE Orientation. Visit the Office of International Education website for more information.
Graduate Orientation 2014 - Schedule
Monday, August 11, 2014
|Ph.D. Student Address|
|9:45am||Ph.D. Student Resources|
|10:45am||Carnegie Mellon: A look back to understand our values of today (Ph.D. students)|
|2:30pm||Carnegie Mellon: A look back to understand our values of today (Master’s Students)
Ph.D. Students and Teaching
|3:45pm||Graduate Student Resources for Master’s students (Master’s Students)
Ph.D. Students and Research at CMU
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
|8:00am - 3:00pm||Welcome and required sessions for ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Visit the Office of International Education website for more information.
CAMPUS TOURS WILL BE OFFERED FOR ALL STUDENTS EARLY AFTERNOON
|3:00 - 5:00pm||Resource Fair (for all Graduate Students!)|
|5:30pm||Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) Cook-out (hamburgers, veggie burgers, hotdogs, etc.) (Partners and families invited)|
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
|All graduate students will be able to choose one session to attend in each of the following time slots:
Some of the topics/resources include:
• University Libraries
• Student Health Insurance
• Career & Professional Development Center
• The HUB & Financial Life of Graduate Students
• Resources for Maintaining Health & Balance
• University Health Services & Counseling and Psychological Services
• Tenant’s Rights
• Living in Pittsburgh
• Partner & Family Student Panel
|6:00pm||Ice Cream Social with Graduate Student Assembly (GSA)
(Partners and families invited)
For more information about the University-wide Student Orientation, please address questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.