An orientation created for 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.

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 Robert A. Duke, Professor of Music and Human Learning; Marlene and Morton Meyerson Centennial Professor; Director, Center for Music Learning

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 | 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 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 pm Graduate School Assembly Social | Details TBA


Registration is Quick & Easy

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