General Orientation for New Students

TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
THE GRADUATE CENTER
365 FIFTH AVENUE AT 34TH STREET
NEW YORK CITY
 


CHECK IN and STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR
9:15 to 9:45 a.m., Proshansky Auditorium Lobby, Concourse Level
 

ORIENTATION ASSEMBLY
10 a.m., Proshansky Auditorium, Concourse Level
 
Welcoming Remarks
 
Matthew G. Schoengood, Vice President for Student Affairs
 
Chase F. Robinson, President
 
Keynote Address

Gregory Donovan, Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University (Lincoln Center Campus), Alumnus, Ph.D. Program in Environmental Psychology, the City University of New York Graduate Center
 
An Introduction to Graduate Center Student Life
 
Louise Lennihan, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President
 
Edith Rivera, Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
 
Amy Martin, Student, Ph.D. Program in French, and Co-Chair for Student Affairs, Doctoral Students’ Council
 
Introduction to Graduate Center Library Resources and Graduate Center Digital Initiatives
11 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m., Proshansky Auditorium, Concourse Level
 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
Lunch Hosted by the Doctoral Students’ Council
Begins at 12:30 p.m., 5th Floor DSC Lounges
 
Housing Workshop
1:00 p.m., C203, Concourse Level
1:30 p.m., C203, Concourse Level
 
How to Stop Sexual Assault and Harassment: What you need to know
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., C201, Concourse Level
 
Strategizing for Your Professional Success Throughout Your Academic Program—Office of Career Planning and Professional Development
2:00 to 2:30 p.m., C204, Concourse Level
 
Managing the Transition:  Finding Your Way Into and Out of Doctoral Study
Wellness Center/ Student Counseling Services
2:30 to 3:15 p.m., C204, Concourse Level
 
Wellness Center/ Student Health Services
3:15 to 4:15 p.m., C204, Concourse Level
 

ADDITIONAL ORIENTATION SESSIONS
 
International Students: Immigration Information, Living in New York, and Understanding the Graduate Center’s Academic System
(Duplicate sessions: attend only one)
 
Tuesday, August 26 1 to 4 p.m., Room 9204
 
Students must check in with the Office of International Students as soon as they arrive in New York, and should plan to attend one session listed above.

 

Submitted on: AUG 18, 2014

Category: General GC News