New graduate student orientation will be held on August 22, 2019 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. in Eccles Science Learning Center (ESLC) room 130.
Schedule (subject to change):
1:00 – Main session. Learn about the grad school, working with graduate program coordinators, important USU policies, and grad school events for the upcoming semester.
1:45 – 3:55 – Breakouts. Students will be able to choose 3 of the following 4 breakout sessions to attend:
- Welcome to USU: an overview of USU campus and information about resources like computer labs, the technology we use at USU, parking, ID cards, wellness, and USU traditions.
- Welcome to Cache Valley: a guide to housing, transportation, public resources, recreation/food/culture, and family resources available in Logan.
- Intro to Grad Studies: an introduction to graduate school. Will cover how grad programs differ from undergrad programs, the differences between different types of graduate degrees, how to navigate life as a nontraditional student, how to connect with peers, how to adjust to a graduate school schedule and workload, and maintaining mental health.
- Intro to Research: will cover relevant and required research trainings (EHS, IRB, etc), grant and funding resources, research assistantships, and library resources.
4:00 – Graduate Student Social on the Quad. Come enjoy food, music, and socializing!
RSVP link coming soon!