An orientation created especially for new graduate students.

Each fall, the Graduate School presents an orientation designed specifically for new graduate students.

This year's orientation is scheduled for
✶ Monday, August 25th ✶.

Your fellow graduate students, faculty, and staff will introduce you to UT Austin with engaging presentations on such topics as financing your education, preparing for your first day of teaching, and much more.

Continue to the schedule to find out more.

Registration is required.


Schedule of events.

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Monday, August 25
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Open check-in
Student Activity Center (SAC) Auditorium

8:15 a.m. Campus Walking Tour SAC Auditorium

9:00 a.m. Opening Session SAC Auditorium
Dean’s Welcome Judith Langlois
Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
Faculty Keynote TBD

9:45 - 10:30 a.m Session I
Negotiating the Faculty/Student Relationship
Liz Cullingford & Richard Corsi
SAC Ballroom South Room 2.410

★ 10:30 - 10:45 a.m Break ★

10:45 - 11:15 Session II
Financing Your Education with John Dalton & Lois Stahlke
SAC Auditorium

11:30-12:15 Concurrent Sessions
Establishing In-State Residency, Deana Williams
Legislative Assembly Room 2.302
Student Services, Terry Kahn
Preparing for the First Day of Teaching
Molly Hatcher

★ 12.15 p.m Lunch outside SAC Auditorium ★

12:30 - 1:15 p.m Lunch with Student Panel
SAC Auditorium
New graduate students meet experienced graduate students to discuss live on campus and in Austin.

1:15 - 2:00 p.m Information Fair
SAC Ballroom North

6:00 p.m Graduate School Assembly Social
Details TBA


Registration is quick and easy.

We look forward to meeting you at New Graduate Student Orientation. Please take a moment to register online.