University-wide Orientation

University-wide Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Alumni Hall

Program Schedule

Event details will be added here as the program develops.

2–2:30 p.m. – Welcome & Introductions
7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

  • Amanda Godley & Grad Studies Team
    Vice Provost for Graduate Studies
  • Kenyon Bonner
    Vice Provost for Student Affairs
  • Carla Panzella
    Dean of Students
  • Graduate & Professional Student Government
    Executive Board

2:30-3:20 p.m. – Information Sessions
7th Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall

  • Student Wellness
    Jay Darr, Associate Dean of Students for Wellness
  • Graduate School Ombudspersons
    Philippa Carter, Graduate Ombuds in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Introduction to the  & Office of Compliance, Investigations & Ethics 
    Laurel Gift, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Compliance, Investigations & Ethics
  • Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
    Clyde Wilson Pickett, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Career Services and Graduate Professional Development
    Treviene Harris, Graduate Career and Professional Development Manager, Office of the Provost 
    and Ryan Sweeny, Assistant Director, Career Center, Division of Student Affairs

3:30-4:30 p.m. – Resource Fair 
Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall
See the list of participating organizations.

4:30–6:30 p.m. – Welcome Picnic
Posvar Hall Patio 
(facing Hillman Library)


Visit Graduate & Professional Student Orientation Activities for more orientation information and resources.