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New Student Orientation

New student orientation is an essential step in acclimating graduate students to the university environment. Many programs are using a combination of in-person activities and web-based information covering a wide range of topics to welcome new students to the University of Michigan, become familiar with campus resources, and be successful in their programs.

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Examples from the University of Michigan

Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Center for European Studies
Download: Orientation Schedule
College of Engineering
Website: http://grad.engin.umich.edu/gradwelcome
Department of Chemistry
Download: Orientation Schedule
Department of Comparative Literature
Download: Complit Grad Student Orientation
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)
Download: Fall Orientation Schedule for New Graduate Students
Department of Mathematics
Download: Department of Mathematics Orientation
School of Education
Website: http://www.soe.umich.edu/file/frc/
School of Public Health
Website: http://www.sph.umich.edu/students/prospective/admissions-aid/admitted-students.html
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Download: New Graduate Student Orientation Agenda
Department of Women’s Studies
Download: Women’s Studies Graduate Student Orientation