Wednesday, August 29, 2018

GSAS New Master’s Student Orientation

  • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Resource Fair
    Avery Plaza (see campus map)
  • 4:30 p.m. Orientation (doors open at 4:10 p.m.)
    Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall (2920 Broadway)
  • 5:30 p.m. New Student Barbecue with Live Music
    Lawn between Kent and Philosophy Halls

Join us for an afternoon of presentations and events designed exclusively for incoming GSAS master's students.

Start at the Resource Fair, where university offices and student groups will be on hand to provide information about their services and programs and to answer your questions. If you cannot visit the Resource Fair before the Orientation program, feel free to do so afterward.

The Orientation program will include an address from Carlos J. Alonso, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and essential advice from faculty, staff, and current students.

Finish the day meeting fellow new students, enjoying food and drink, and listening to live jazz at the New Student Barbecue.

Graduate Students
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
3:00 PM
8:00 PM

Roone Arledge Auditorium, Lerner Hall (2920 Broadway)

Event Organizer

GSAS Office of Student Affairs, gsas-studentaffairs [at]

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