New graduate student orientation

A Graduate Resources Fair, a New Graduate Student Orientation, and a Graduate Student Association (GSA) Welcome Social for all graduate students will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 12:15 pm to 6:00 pm in the JCSU Ballrooms and adjacent hallway (Joe Crowley Student Union, 4th floor).

12:15 - 1:00 pm: Graduate resource fair

Location: in hallway adjacent to JCSU Ballrooms

Representatives from a range of University offices will be hosting tables to provide one-on-one information on services they provide to graduate students and postdocs. Lunch will be provided.

1:00 - 4:00 pm: New graduate student orientation

Preparing for graduate school

Location:  JCSU Ballroom C

  • 1:15 - 1:25 pm: New graduate student welcome with David Zeh, Dean, Graduate School and Veronica Zepeda, Senior Advisor, Graduate Student Association
  • 1:25 – 1:45 pm: Your Graduate School Roadmap: David Zeh
  • 1:45 – 2:00 pm: Fellowships and Career Preparation: Rachel Zarndt, Director, Postdoctoral Affairs and Graduate Recruitment
  • 2:00 – 2:15 pm: Graduate Student Association (GSA) Programs and Services: Veronica Zepeda
  • 2:15 – 2:40 pm: Telling it like it is: Panel of Graduate Students, Veronica Zepeda, Moderator
  • 2:40 - 2:50 pm: Short break

Resources for graduate students

Location: JCSU Ballroom C

  • 2:50 – 3:10 pm: Graduate Student Health Insurance – Julee DeMello, Manager, Clinic Operations
  • 3:10 – 3:25 pm: Career and Professional Services – Career Education, Nevada Career Studio
  • 3:25 – 3:40 pm: Library Resources for Graduate Students – Ann Medaille, Director, Liaison and Research Services
  • 3:40 – 3:55 pm: Fitness and Recreational Sports – Sheena Harvey, Associate Director, Fitness and Recreational Sports 

4:00 - 6:00pm: Graduate Student Association social 

Location: JCSU Ballroom A

 Food, drink and stimulating conversation (open to all graduate students) Bring your UNR ID as well as a government-issued ID.