Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation is held before every fall and spring semester. Graduate students are required to join us for the upcoming orientation to be held (unless enrolled in online programs):

Monday, August 22, 2016 - International Student Welcome Meeting
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - Graduate Student Orientation (ALL)

USciences campus
600 S. 43rd St., Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Student Orientation offers you an opportunity to visit and familiarize yourself with USciences campus, faculty. and staff. Please feel free to download a campus map with driving directions.

At Orientation, you will:

  • Receive your Student ID card
  • Meet your program director, faculty, and fellow students
  • Register for classes
  • Activate your USciences email and network accounts
  • Learn how to access WebAdvisor (the student information system), Blackboard (the course management system), and remote Library resources

Register OnlinePlease select an RSVP option even if you cannot attend Orientation.

For more information about Graduate Student Orientations, contact:

Susanne Ferrin
Director of Student Life
s [dot] ferrin [at] usciences [dot] edu (subject: Graduate%20Student%20Orientation%20Question)

Schedule

August 22, 2016 - August 22nd is for international graduate students only.  This is a mandatory meeting for new international student.

1:00–2:30pm

International Student Welcome Meeting (for International Students only)

2:30–3:00pm

Student IDs are taken

3:00–4:00pm

Meet with Current International Graduate Students / Information Sharing

August 23, 2016 - August 23rd is for ALL graduate students, international and domestic.  On-line students are welcome to attend, but are not required to do so.

5:00–5:30pm

Welcome and Check-in

5:30–7:00pm

Student Resource Fair, University IDs, Meet with Program Directors and Course Selection, Setting Up Email Accounts, Obtaining Network Access and Course Registration