Orientation Schedule

Tentative Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 21

09:00 – 10:00 AM     SPEAK Test (international Students)

10:00 – 12:00 PM     Welcome Talk (Chair Prof. Clark Landis and Francisca Jofre)

12:00 – 01:00 PM     Lunch

01:00 – 02:00 PM     Advising and TA Assignment Overview (Prof. Helen Blackwell and Dr. Jeanne Hamers)

02:00 – 05:00 PM     Advising Appointments (students have to enroll on August 21, before 12:00PM)

Tuesday, August 22

09:00 – 10:30 AM     Payroll and Benefits Enrollment (Beatriz Bolanos and Marc Willadsen)

10:45 – 12:00 PM     Faculty Presentations

12:00 – 01:00 PM     Lunch

01:00 – 03:30 PM     Faculty Presentations

03:30 – 04:30 PM     Student Panel: Life as a Graduate Student

Wednesday, August 23

09:00 – 10:00 AM     Group Joining Overview (Prof. Helen Blackwell)

10:00 – 12:00 PM     Faculty Presentations

12:00 – 01:00 PM     Lunch

01:00 – 01:40 PM     Resources and Rotations

01:45 – 03:30 PM     Faculty Presentations

03:30 – 04:30 PM     Photos, Building Keys and Dep Tour

Thursday, August 24

09:00 – 01:00 PM     Open Time (Recommended time for international students to go to ISS)

01:00 – 04:30 PM     Lab Open House