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New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation

Reception Program (PDF) | Reception Program (DOC)

The Graduate School held its 2014 New Graduate Student Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 1-5 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium. The half-day session was for all new graduate students, including new international graduate students. The annual Graduate School Reception was held at 5 p.m. in Alumni Hall at the HUB-Robeson Center.

The orientation session covered important topics for new graduate students, including graduate student life and health insurance. All graduate students, both international and domestic on any form of assistance administered through the University, are automatically enrolled in the graduate assistant benefits program that will be covered during this session.

Time Event

New Graduate Student Orientation - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

10:30 a.m. - Noon Optional Campus Tours
1:00 - 1:05 p.m. Welcome and Overview
1:05 - 1:25 p.m. Provost's Address and Interim Dean's Address
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. Graduate and Professional Student Association
2:00 - 2:10 p.m. "Ride for Five" Program - Transportation Services
2:10 - 2:25 p.m. Using eLion
2:25 - 2:40 p.m. Using ANGEL - ITS Training Services
2:40 - 3:10 p.m. "Mentoring Matters"
3:10 - 3:40 p.m. Break
3:40 - 3:55 p.m. Code of Conduct - Office of Student Conduct
3:55 - 5:00 p.m.

Center for Counseling and Psychological Services - CAPS

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

5:00 p.m. Graduate School Reception


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