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Graduate students walking at orientation

Graduate Student Orientation - Fall 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Registration opens at 10 a.m.
Event: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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9 a.m.

Get your student ID card (optional)
Meet in the Science Building (UA) Atrium; volunteers will show you to Campus ID services

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Registration and refreshments
UA Atrium

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Welcome from the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS)

11:40 a.m. to noon

Academic Integrity

Noon to 1 p.m.

Lunch/meet your program director and staff
UA Atrium  

1 to 1:30 p.m.

Conversation Starters: Supervisor Relationships (SGPS)
UA1140/Live stream 2

Library Research Tips for a Less Painful Literature Search (Library)
UA1120/Live stream 1

1:30 to 2 p.m.

Dollars and Sense (SGPS Finance; Student Awards and Financial Aid)
UA1140/Live stream 2

Equity and Inclusivity on Campus (Student Life)
UA1120/Live stream 1

2 to 2:30 p.m.

Ready, Set, Reflect! (Career Centre)
UA1140/Live stream 2

Presentation for international students (Student Life)
UA1120/Live stream 1

2:30 to 3 p.m.

Setting the Tone as a New TA (Teaching and Learning Centre)
UA1140/Live stream 2

Writing Tips and Support (Student Learning Centre)
UA1120/Live stream 1

3 to 3:30 p.m.

Balance and Burnout (Student Mental Health Services)
UA1140/Live stream 2

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Graduate Student Council (GSC) Panel (with Academic Skills Club)
UA1140/Live stream 2

Campus tour
UA Atrium

5 p.m.

GSC social
St. Louis Bar and Grill (1812 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa)


If you are driving to campus, please park in the Founders 2 lot. Approach the gate, take a ticket and then proceed to park. We will give you a voucher so you can exit the lot free of charge.


If you are taking Durham Region Transit or GO Transit to campus, you will arrive in front of the Gordon Willey Building. Proceed to the second floor and walk to the Science Building (UA).

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