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New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation

The Graduate School will hold its 2015 New Graduate Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 19, from 1-5 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium. The half-day session is for all new graduate students, including new international graduate students. The annual Graduate School Reception will be held at 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the HUB-Robeson Center.

The orientation session will cover important topics for new graduate students, including student health insurance. All graduate assistants/fellow/trainees, both international and domestic, are automatically enrolled in the graduate student health insurance plan that will be covered during this session.

Students are required to register if they will be attending the Gradaute Student Orientation and/or Campus tour.  The registration site will be open from July 13 - August 7.


New Graduate Student Orientation - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

10:30 a.m. - Noon Optional Campus Tours
1:00 - 1:05 p.m. Welcome and Overview
1:05 - 1:15 p.m. Executive Vice President and Provost
1:15 - 1:25 p.m. Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School
1:25 - 1:45 p.m. Graduate and Professional Student Association
1:45 - 2:00 p.m. Using eLion
2:00 - 2:20 p.m. Mentoring Matters
2:20 - 2:50 p.m. Break
2:55 - 3:10 p.m. Code of Conduct - Office of Student Conduct
3:10 - 5:00 p.m.

Counseling and Psychological Services - CAPS

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Healthcare and Mandatory Health Insurance at Penn State - University Health Services

5:00 p.m. Graduate School Reception


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