New Student Orientation

AUG 23, 2012 | 9:15 AM TO 3:30 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

Concourse Level

WHEN:

August 23, 2012: 9:15 AM-3:30 PM

Description

GENERAL ORIENTATION FOR NEW STUDENTS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012
THE GRADUATE CENTER
365 FIFTH AVENUE AT 34TH STREET
NEW YORK CITY

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23

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

André Aciman, Distinguished Professor and Executive Officer of the Program in Comparative Literature

Keynote Address

MaryJane Shimsky, Legislator, 12th Legislative District, Westchester County Board of Legislators, Alumna, Ph.D. Program in History, the City University of New York Graduate Center

An Introduction to Graduate Center Student Life

Eero Laine, Student, Ph.D. Program in Theatre, and Co-Chair for Student Affairs, Doctoral Students’ Council

Introduction to Graduate Center Library Resources and Digital Initiatives
11 a.m.  to 12:30 p.m., Proshansky Auditorium, Concourse Level

OPTIONAL ACTIVITES

Open House and Refreshments with the Doctoral Students’ Council
Begins at 12:30 p.m., 5th Floor DSC Lounges and Offices

Housing Workshop
1:00 p.m., C203, Concourse Level
1:30 p.m., C203, Concourse Level

Managing the Transition:  Finding Your Way Into and Out of Doctoral Study
Wellness Center/ Student Counseling Services
2:00 to 3:15 p.m., C201, Concourse Level

Wellness Center/ Student Health Services
3:15 to 4:15 p.m., C201, Concourse Level

 

ADDITIONAL ORIENTATION DATES

International Students: Immigration Information, Living in New York, and Understanding the Graduate Center’s Academic System
(Duplicate sessions: attend only one)

August 17 1 to 4 p.m., Room 9204
August 23 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.

 

Specially priced student meals are available (with CUNY I.D.) in the Dining Commons Cafeteria, 8th Floor, 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the semester and, on a limited basis, during the week preceding the start of classes.