Kick off your graduate education career by attending the Graduate School's orientation for students starting in a term other than the fall term. Learn the essential steps and milestones in your graduate journey from the Graduate School staff. Hear advice from current graduate students. Discover the support resources Oregon State offers.

 

Register for Orientation

 

Students are also welcome to attend fall term orientation and take advantage of all events happening during Grad Welcome Week held in September.

 

Winter Term

Thursday, Jan. 5 |   LInC 302

12:30-1 p.m.

Check-in. Please check-in using this survey.

1-1:15 p.m.

Welcome from Graduate School Leadership. A member from the Dean’s Leadership Team will welcome students to OSU.

1:15-2 p.m.

Grad School 101. This session will provide a brief overview of the Graduate School, cover key academic milestones, and introduce tools, strategies, and resources to be successful.

2-2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15-3 p.m.

Graduate Writing. Your success as a graduate student depends on your ability to write well and according to the conventions of your discipline/field. Please join the OSU Graduate Writing Center staff as we talk about the rigors and demands of graduate-level writing and the role that the Graduate Writing Center can play in your success.

3-4 p.m.

Graduate faculty and student panel talk. This panel discussion features current OSU faculty who will talk about the advisor-student relationship and OSU graduate students who will talk candidly about their experiences. Panelists will share strategies for navigating the academic, professional, and financial transitions.

Spring Term

Date and Location: TBD

12:30-1 p.m.

Check-in

1-1:15 p.m.

Welcome from Graduate School Leadership

1:15-2 p.m.

Grad School 101

2-2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15-3 p.m.

Gradute Writing Center

3-4 p.m.

Graduate faculty and student panel talk

Summer Term

Date and Location: TBD

12:30-1 p.m.

Check-in

1-1:15 p.m.

Welcome from Graduate School Leadership

1:15-2 p.m.

Grad School 101

2-2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15-3 p.m.

Gradute Writing Center

3-4 p.m.

Graduate faculty and student panel talk