Graduate Student Orientation

August 29, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Furcolo Hall, 813 North Pleasant Street

Please join us on Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 for a day of introductions, program information, questions-and-answers, community building, and the celebration of the start of the new academic year. Light breakfast and outdoor BBQ lunch will be provided.

PARKING PASSES for Lot 44 (behind Furcolo) will be available when you arrive. Please note, that the lower section of lot 44 is not open for parking. Volunteers and directional signs will be located along North Residential Drive to lot 44.

Please let us know if you will attend by responding on this form by August 27


8:30am Registration - Pick-up folders, name tag & light breakfast - Furcolo Room 101

9:15am Welcome - Shane Hammond -Graduate Program Director

9:20am Dean’s Welcome - Cindy Gerstl-Pepin

9:30am GEO Representatives 

9:40 General Information Session - Shane Hammond

10:00am Community Building Event  - Carey Dimmitt, Jamila Lyiscott, and Ximena Zuniga

11:00am Information Sessions

  • Licensure - Kim Drake– Furcolo W107
  • IRB Processes for Doctoral Students-Stephanie Purington – Furcalo 102
  • Education Outdoor Activities Club –Torrey Trust – Furcolo 101
  • Center for International Education – Montague 120
  • Peer to Peer - Under the Tent
    • Joel Arce – Social Justice – Ed.D Candidate
    • Alicia Gonzales–Math, Science & Learning Tech  – Ph.D. Candidate
    • Javid Mussawy – International Education – Ph.D. Candidate
    • Gabriel Rodriguez – REMP – Ph.D. Candidate 

11:30am BBQ Lunch

12:30pm Breakout sessions for individual concentrations (locations TBD)

Afternoon – Scavenger Hunt (optional)