New graduate student orientation

Join us on January 21, 2021

This year’s new graduate student orientation will be a mix of live presentations and discussions a s well as pre-recorded presentations and materials that will be available via Webcampus. The schedule for the live presentations, which will be held via Zoom from 1-3:30 pm on Thursday, January 21, can be found below. New graduate students are asked to pre-register (link available in email sent by Graduate Dean) if they plan on attending.

  • 1:00pm–1:15pm: New Graduate Student WelcomeDavid Zeh, Dean, Graduate School
  • 1:15pm–1:30pm: Your Graduate School RoadmapDavid Zeh, Dean, Graduate School
  • 1:30pm–1:45pm: Graduate Resources VideoHear from representatives from over 15 offices on campus and learn what resources they provide to graduate students.
  • 1:45pm–2:00pm: Graduate Student Health InsuranceJulee DeMello, Manager, Clinic Operations Student Health Center
  • 2:00pm-2:15pm: Short Break
  • 2:15pm-2:30pm: Graduate Student Association (GSA) Programs and ServicesVeronica Zepeda, Senior Advisor, Graduate Student Association
  • 2:30pm-3:00pm: Telling it like it is: Graduate Student PanelHear from current University Graduate students and ask questions about life as a graduate student, living in Reno and more.
  • 3:00pm-3:30pm: Graduate Student Breakout SessionsHave an opportunity to meet your GSA Council Representative and join in a discussion with other incoming graduate students from your college.

Register for orientation