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New Graduate Students

Volunteer for Welcome Week

New graduate students, along with faculty, staff and returning undergraduate and graduate students, are encouraged to get involved in Welcome Week. Opportunities to serve range from signature Welcome Week events like FallFest and Monday Night Lights to leading an Adventure WV or Community Service project. Various levels of experience are accepted and schedules vary.  For more information visit the iServe website or sign up here.  

Events

As a new graduate student, you are invited to attend Welcome Week events open to all WVU students, as well as the following events specifically for new graduate students.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

New International Student Orientation
7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Mountainlair 
This event is for both undergraduate and graduate international students.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Master of Science in Business Data Analytics Program Orientation
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Room 128, Business and Economics Building

College of Business and Economic PhD New Student Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Room 441, Business and Economics Building

New Graduate Student in Music Orientation
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Creative Arts Center
This event is mandatory for all new music graduate students. 

Online Hybrid MBA Program Orientation
Noon – 5:30 p.m., Erickson Alumni Center

Friday, August 11, 2017

New Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Room G20, Ming Hsieh Hall
This orientation provides an introduction to effective teaching practices and includes the following:
  • Classroom management
  • Engaging students for active learning
  • Reaching all learners
  • Opportunity to practice teaching

Public Health Graduate (MPH, MS, PhD) New Student Orientation
8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Location TBD

Statler College New Graduate Student Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room G102, Engineering Sciences Building

Online Hybrid MBA Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Reed College of Media Innovation Center, Evansdale Crossing

Master of Science in Business Data Analytics Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Room 128, College of Business and Economics Building

College of Media’s Master of Science in Journalism Orientation
Noon – 1:30 p.m., Room 103, Martin Hall

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Online Hybrid MBA Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., WVU Challenge Course, West Virginia University Forest

Monday, August 14, 2017

New International Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Room 126, Ming Hsieh Hall
This two-day event is for new International Graduate Teaching Assistants and covers the following topics. Participants should plan to attend both days.
  • Cultural guidance to understand the American college classroom
  • Classroom management
  • The opportunity to practice teaching
  • Support from experienced GTAs

Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Holiday Inn Express, 1188 Pineview Dr., Morgantown

OGEL New Graduate Student Orientation
2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Room 414, Evansdale Crossing
The Office of Graduate Education and Life offers a new student orientation session on for all on-campus graduate/professional students. If you plan to attend, please register. RSVP is not required. 

Register for OGEL Orientation

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New International Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Room 126, Ming Hsieh Hall
This two-day event is for new International Graduate Teaching Assistants and covers the following topics. Participants should plan to attend both days.
  • Cultural guidance to understand the American college classroom 
  • Classroom man agement 
  • The opportunity to practice teaching 
  • Support from experienced GTAs 
Register for International Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
Master of Accountancy Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. – noon, Room 122, Ming Hsieh Hall

Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Human Resources Program Orientation
8:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m., Room 128, Business and Economics Building

New College of Education and Human Services’ Graduate Student Orientation
9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., Room 316, Percival Hall - New graduate students will have the opportunity to get an overview of the College of Education and Human Services, including student policies and academic departments. A graduate student panel will allow new students to learn tips and insights from current CEHS students. 

Davis College Graduate Student Orientation 
11 a.m.  1 p.m., 1021 South Agricultural Sciences
Event is open to both new and returning graduate students. Pizza will be served.

College of Business and Economics College-wide Incoming Masters Level Students Orientation
Noon – 2:30 p.m., Room 122, Ming Hsieh Hall

Master of Science in Finance Program Orientation
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Room 122, Ming Hsieh Hall

Friday, August 18, 2017

Graduate Student Welcome Event
3 p.m. – 5 p.m., Mountainlair Plaza
The Office of Graduate Education and Life invites all graduate/professional students and the graduate education community to the annual Graduate Student Welcome Event. Free food and games available.

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