Fall 2022 Graduate Student Orientation Schedule

Thursday, August 18: GSO for All New Graduate Students

After you register for Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) you have access to online orientation modules for new graduate students and new teaching assistants within Canvas. The Canvas course will be accessible in July. If you have questions about registering for GSO or accessing the course in Canvas, contact Kyle Reynolds at kreynol3@kent.edu.

Check In and Campus Tours: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Resource Presentations: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
12-12:05 p.m.: Dean of Graduate Studies Manfred van Dulmen
12:05-12:10 p.m.: Division of Graduate Studies
12:10-12:15 p.m.: Graduate Student Senate
12:15-12:20 p.m.: Research and Sponsored Programs
12:20-12:25 p.m.: Information Technology
12:30-12:35 p.m.: University Libraries
12:35-12:40 p.m.: One Stop for Student Services
12:40-12:45 p.m.: University Health Services
12:45-12:50 p.m.: Counseling and Psychological Services 
12:50-12:55 p.m.: Student Ombuds
12:55-1:00 p.m.: Student Legal Services

Breakout Sessions: 1:10-3:30 p.m.
1:10-1:50 p,m.: Breakout Session I
2:00-2:40 p.m.: Breakout Session II
2:50-3:30 p.m.: Breakout Session III

Student Engagement and Networking Opportunities: 3:30-5:00 p.m.
3:30-4:30 p.m.: Resource Fair
3:30-5:00 p.m.: Opportunity to Complete GA Hiring Paperwork
4:00-5:00 p.m.: Social

The Breakout Session Schedule will be available in July. However, you can review information on sessions that have been offered in recent years to see what types of sessions are usually offered.

Friday, August 19: GSO for All New Teaching Assistants

11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.: Check In
12:00-1:00 p.m.: Resource Presentations on Center for Teaching and Learning, Title IX, Instructional Technology, and more
1:10-1:50pm: Breakout Session I
2:00-2:40pm: Breakout Session II
2:50-3:30pm: Breakout Session III
3:45-5:00: Social