University-wide Orientation

University-wide Graduate and Professional Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Alumni Hall

Program Schedule

View and download the General Overview slides as a PDF

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

View and download the Welcome & Introduction slides as a PDF

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, Interim Director, Career Center, Division of Student Affairs

View and download the Information Sessions slides as PDFs:

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.