School-Level Orientations

Dates for the 2023 orientation schedule are now being added; check back for updates. Details will be added as they become available.

Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Within the Dietrich School, each department will organize a program-specific orientation for graduate students.

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

Date: August 25, 2023
Time: 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: University Club

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Full-time MBA and MS programs orientation: August 14-25, 2023

Part-time MBA program orientation: August 19-20, 2023

School of Computing and Information

Details can be found at Newly Admitted Students.

School of Dental Medicine

Within the School of Dental Medicine, each program organizes a program-specific orientation. Additional orientation information will be provided to incoming graduate and professional students by their programs.

School of Education

Date: August 23, 2023
Time: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: 121 David Lawrence Hall
Webpage: Welcome Admitted Students

School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

Each program within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will host a department-specific orientation. 

More information will be provided to accepted students.

School of Law

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

MSN and DNP students enrolled in the School of Nursing must register for the Online NUR 2044 – Graduate Orientation Module and satisfactorily complete the module.

PhD students will have their own orientation either via by Zoom or face-to-face and will be notified by the Program Director.

School of Pharmacy

School of Public Health

School of Social Work

Date: August 24, 2023
Time: TBD
Location: TBD
Webpage: Fall 2023 Orientation

Visit the school's Incoming Students webpage for additional resources.

Swanson School of Engineering

Date: August 23, 2023
Time: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Location: Soldiers & Sailors Ballroom
Webpage: Graduate Orientation