During orientation, new students will learn about available UA resources, get tips on surviving graduate school, met new peers, and meet the UA mascots, Wilbur and Wilma! The vendor fair will wrap up the day.
Information sessions will be presented on a variety of topics to help you make the transition to graduate school will be held throughout the morning. These typically include the following (subject to change):
- Financial Aid and Funding Resources for Graduate Education
- External Funding Resources
- Mentoring Opportunities
- Coping with Stress
- UA Library Resources
- Campus Health Services and Student Health Insurance
- Time Management Tips
- Career Services for Graduate Students
- Tips for Teaching Assistants
- Cultural Adjustment
- Immigration (for international students)
International Students: Your required sessions (Document Review, Cultural Adjustment, and Immigration) will take place from 1-4 pm. Bring all original immigration documents for Document Review or submit copies online through [uainternational.arizona.edu]UA International by Wednesday, August 19.
Additionally, many UA clubs, organizations, and departments will also attend the afternoon orientation vendor fair so that you can become acquainted with other opportunities and services offered on campus.
For those students who wish to obtain additional information, please visit the New Student Resources page. You may also find additional resources at the University of Arizona Graduate College website.
Current and past Graduate Orientation materials and presentations can be found here.
Graduate Orientation 2019 will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019, 8am to 2pm (4pm for international students).
Student Union Memorial Center
Deadline to register: August 18th, 2019, 11:59pm
Questions? Email our events director.