Carnegie Mellon University

Sunday, July 1

CEE Online Orientation

Completion of this online course is mandatory for all incoming students and must be completed prior to the CEE On Campus Orientation.

Wednesday, August 22

1:00PM - Brave New World

Learn about making the most of your time in the States. International students and faculty will give you the inside scoop about where to go, cultural difference, and how to get settled in.

International Students

Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

2:00PM - Real Time Laptop Configuration

Our IT specialist will be on-hand to help you get your personal laptop set up and answer questions you may have.

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

2:30-4:00PM - Check-In Fair

Meet some of your fellow students and have your department photo taken. Various student organizations will be on hand to talk about opportunities to get involved on- and off-campus

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 107E (Tung Au Lab)

4:00PM - Information Session for our new Engineers

This session is required for all students whose degree is in a non-engineering field. 

Porter Hall A7E

Thursday, August 23

8:30AM - Breakfast

All Graduate Students

Outside Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

9:00AM - CEE Orientation

The morning session includes a welcome from the CEE department head, Dave Dzombak, and the CEE faculty and staff. We will take a department tour and discover campus.

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

12:30PM - Lunch

Get to know your classmates, faculty, and staff. We will also discuss our zero-waste mission in the department. 

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 107E (Tung Au Lab)

2:00PM - CEE Orientation

The afternoon session includes presentations about our department culture and community and an introduction to the student groups and activities you can join. 

All Graduate Students

TBD - GSA Meet-Up

Optional

Friday, August 25

9:00AM - Breakfast

All Graduate Students

9:30AM - CEE Orientation

The morning session includes presentations about academic integrity, university resources, and information about Pittsburgh.

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

12:15PM - Lunch

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 107E (Tung Au Lab)

1:30PM - CEE Orientation

MS and PhD students will split off into groups to learn more about their specific degree program. 

All Graduate Students

MS Students: Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)
PhD Students: Porter Hall A7F

2:45PM - Q&A Session

What did we forget to tell you? Bring your questions for a Q&A session with Maxine Leffard. 

All Graduate Students

Porter Hall 100 (Gregg Hall)

3:00PM - Sole Mates

All Graduate Students

Flagstaff Hill

4:00PM - GSA Social

Optional

Porter Hall 107E (Tung Au)