New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO) is an optional orientation designed to supplement orientations that are held by your department, school, or program. NGSO takes place virtually from August 16-23, 2022 from 1-4 p.m. consisting of a series of virtual workshops, and an in-person social event on August 23. 

We’re partnering with offices and organizations all over campus (for example: the libraries, Basic Needs Center, University Health Services, the Office for Graduate Diversity) to help provide information to ease your transition into graduate school, introduce you to campus services and opportunities to get involved, and help you get connected with graduate student communities.

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Get started now

Orientation isn’t until August, but we’ve created a list of a few essential tasks to get you started. 

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When and Where

Dates and times: August 16-23, 2022, from 1-4 p.m. PDT

Location: Virtual workshops via via Zoom (activate your free Zoom account)

We will have a series of virtual workshops throughout the week, with in-person community and social events concluding NGSO on August 23. 

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Registration

Registration will be required. Session descriptions and registration links will be added as more information becomes available.

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