GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION PROGRAM
      TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016

Location:  LOHRFINK AUDITORIUM (Hariri Building) and  BUNN INTERCULTURAL CENTER (ICC Building)(click on links for maps)

All new graduate students at Georgetown University are encouraged to attend this half-day event that provides you with a brief overview of the University administration, graduate services, graduate resources, and other important, useful, and even fun information to make your transition to Georgetown successful as you begin your graduate student education.

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.       WELCOME FROM GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY EXECUTIVES
Lohrfink Auditorium  (Hariri Building)  (click for map)

During this session Georgetown University Deans, the President of the Univerisity, and other key Graduate School and University staff will welcome you to Georgetown University and share important information that will help you be successful during your stay on the Hilltop.

  • Dean Norberto M. Grzywacz, Dean, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • President John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University
  • Provost Robert Groves, Provost, Georgetown University
  • Dr. Todd Olson, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
  • Sheila McMullan, Vice Dean, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • Ellen Holloway, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
  • Alexander Plum, President, Graduate Student Government (GradGov)
  • Owen Agho, Assistant Director, Graduate Student Enrichment and Communication, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.     INFORMATION / PANEL SESSIONS  (15 minutes each session)     
Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), 1st & 2nd Floor Classrooms   (click for map)

During these 15-minute information sessions, various university student groups, departments, and representatives will be available to answer student questions about campus resources. These sessions will take place in various classrooms on the first and second floor of ICC, and will be repeated 7 times between 10:45 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. so that graduate students can explore those topics of most interest to them.

  Session 1  10:45 am - 11:00 am         Session 2  11:05 am - 11:20 am        Session 3  11:25 am - 11:40 am
  Session 4  11:45 am - 12:00 noon      Session 5  12:05 pm - 12:20 pm        Session 6  12:25 pm - 12:40 pm
  Session 7  12:45 pm - 1:00 pm  

* Graduate Student Financial Aid   (ICC-107)
          Hosted by: Graduate Financial Aid and the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS)
* Information Technology & Computers at Georgetown   (ICC-0117)
          Hosted by: University Information Services (UIS)
* Gradute Student Engagement: Getting Involved   (ICC-105)
          Hosted by: Graduate Student Government (GradGov)
* Safety & Crime Prevention   (ICC-234)
          Hosted by: Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD)
* Graduate Student Wellness at Georgetown   (ICC-101)
          Hosted by: Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) and Health Education Services
* Getting Involved on the Field (Yates)   (ICC-115)
          Hosted by: Yates Field House
* A Meal Plan Offers You Real Value: Meal Plans and Other Dining Options On-Campus   (ICC-116)
          Hosted by: Dining Services
* Hoyas Living in the Neighborhood   (ICC-102)
          Hosted by: Office of Neighborhood Life
* Hoya Saxa! History and Traditions at Georgetown   (ICC-108)
          Hosted by: Professor John Glavin
* Medical Care at the Student Health Center and Medical Coverage Offered by Student Health Insurance   (ICC-113)
          Hosted by: Graduate Student Health Insurance / Student Health Center
* Finding Student Employment on Campus     (ICC-213)
          Hosted by: Student Employment Office (SEO)
* Being a Student at a Jesuit Institution   (ICC-119)
          Hosted by: Campus Ministry
* Using Your Library Resources at Georgetown   (ICC-106)
          Hosted by: Lauinger Library
* What Do I Do With This Degree When I am Done? Career Development Resources  (ICC-120)
          Hosted by: Career Services at Georgetown

 

1:00 p.m.          WELCOME BACK, JACK!   BBQ LUNCH
Copley Hall, Lawn  (click for map)

Immediately following the last session, all graduate students are invited to attend the (free!) BBQ Lunch outside on Copley Lawn (see below)

 

2:30 p.m.          CAMPUS TOURS (TICKETED) FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Car Barn  (click for map)

Campus tours for graduate students who sign up in advance through Eventbrite.  Tickets are free, and tour sizes is limited.  Tours depart from the Car Barn, several blocks away from Main Campus -- click on this link for more information and to reserve a spot on the tour.

 

Graduate Student Life Guide

As part of becoming familiar with the campus, you should take some time to read through the Graduate Student Life Guide. This document contains a lot of important information about a wide range of resources available to fully support you.