New Graduate Student Orientation
SAVE THE DATE!
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Madison Union Ballroom
There is no charge to attend the orientation, however we do ask that you register so that we have an accurate account of attendance for the meals. Please indicate in your registration if you have any specific dietary restrictions.
8:45 - 9:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 9:30 am University Services Café
Card Services (JAC, dining)
Learning Centers/Writing Center & Communication Center
Learning Strategies Instruction
Office of Disability Services
Graduate Student Association (GSA)
Libraries & Educational Technologies
Cohen Center/Grad Success
Posters: Parking, Transportation/Bus System, Harrisonburg
9:30 - 9:45 am Welcome by the Dean of The Graduate School
Dr. Jie Chen
9:45 - 10:15 am Professional Development & Well-Being
Dr. Terry Dean
10:25 -10:30 am University Libraries
10:30-11:00 am Time Management & Learning Strategies
11:00 -11:45 am Graduate Student Life Panel/Discussion
Optional Tours with GSA Ambassadors
Location and Parking:
The Madison Union Ballroom is located on the 5th Floor of Warren Hall. - JMU Campus Map
Warren Hall does have an elevator to assist you with reaching the 5th floor.
At this time, we will not have the ability to allow participation via the internet.
The closest Commuter Student parking lot is C4* - Campus Parking Map - Lot C5 or the Warsaw Avenue Parking Deck are the next closest parking areas.
*You will need to obtain your campus parking pass from Parking Services prior to parking in designated commuter spots on campus, or risk receiving a ticket. Visit the Parking Services office, located in the Champions Drive Parking Deck, to obtain your parking pass.
Please contact The Graduate School (email@example.com or 540-568-6131) if you may require assistance to access and participate in the event. (wheelchair, walking, interpretation services, etc.) A staff member will contact you to ensure that you have the assistance you need.