Grad Student Orientation 8/28 - 8/30, 2018

Contact: Ethan Carr (MLA Program Director), Mark Hamin (MRP Program Director)
NOTICE: This preliminary schedule is subject to change. 

Tuesday, August 28 
 

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.  Welcome by department chairs and program directors. 
    Design Building Atrium, Coffee & Pastries provided.   
     
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Campus Walking Tour with a focus on campus planning efforts and focused observations in the area around the pond as a set up for the afternoon joint activities
       
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch
    Design Building Atrium 
     
  • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  Building Bridges Charrette (Detail TBA)
    Design Building Lecture Hall (DB170)
  • 5:00 p.m.  Social Hour
    University Club, 243 Stockbridge Rd, Amherst, MA

Wednesday, August 29
 

  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Bus Tour of the Connecticut River Region (Itinerary TBA)
    Meet at Design Building Atrium. Bus and box lunches will be provided. 

Thursday, August 30
 

  • *International Students* 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Immigration workshop for F / J Visa Holders
    Campus Center Auditorium / Campus Center 163C, See IPO Orientation Schedule
     
  • *MLA & MArch* 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Laser & Fire Safety Training
    Draper Hall 122
     
  • 11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Library Tour
    Calipari room (Lower Level, W.E.B. Du Bois Library)
     
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch on your own
     
  • 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  
    *MLA & MArch* Shop Trainings - Sign up available soon
    *MRP*  Downtown Amherst Planning Tour
     
  • 6:00 p.m. Grad School Welcome Reception
    Location: Campus Center Auditorium 
     

Friday, August 31
 


IPO International Student Orientation 

Grad School Orientation

New student to-do list