Fall 2019 Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, August 15, 2019
Kent Student Center 

Schedule of Events(pdf)

10-11am: General Presentations in the Kent Student Center Ballroom (Presentations from offices including University Health Services, Information Technology, Graduate Student Senate, and more)

11am-12:15pm: Lunch and Resource Fair featuring 30+ campus and community resource areas

12:30-4:00pm: Breakout Sessions on topics including: Avoiding Burnout, Communicating in the Academy, Conferences and Publications, Grad School 101, Graduate Student Senate, Leader Lounge, Managing Graduate Student Finances, and Resources for Students with Families.

1-5:00pm: GA Hiring Paperwork Processing

4-5:00pm: Graduate Student Social

Friday, August 16, 2019
Kent Student Center 

10-11am: General Presentation in the Kiva (Presentations from offices including Center for Teaching and Learning, Title IX, and more

11:15am-12:15pm: Lunch

12:30-4:30pm: Breakout Sessions on topics including: Blackboard Design, Blackboard Grading, Complex Conversations, First Time TA, Grading and Syllabus, Principles of Effective Teaching, and Being a TA in a Science Lab.

3-5:00pm: GA Hiring Paperwork Processing

4:30-5:30pm: Graduate Student Social

6:00pm: Grad Fest hosted by Graduate Student Senate in Downtown Kent


Click here for a PDF copy of the schedule with room numbers