Graduate Student Orientation

To increase your chance of successful graduate study, The Graduate School conducts a special orientation for new graduate students. Attendance at orientation is mandatory

This orientation includes distribution of relevant University and Graduate School publications and will help you make a smooth transition to graduate study by ensuring that you have all the necessary tools (student ID, library access, computer account, email, application for candidacy, etc.). 

All new graduate students including those who have completed undergraduate study at VU must attend this orientation.

Fall 2015 Graduate School Orientation:

 

International Graduate Students only

International students must attend ALL orientation days, including orientation from the Office of International Programs.

Day One
Date: Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union
Day Two
Date: Friday, August 14, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (MS-IT Students until 6 pm)
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union
Day Three
Date: Monday, August 17, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
Location: Christopher Center Community Room
Day Four
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Location: Christopher Center Community Room
Day Five
Office of International Programs Orientation
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union
Day Six
Office of International Programs Orientation
Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

You are required to attend BOTH the Graduate School Orientation AND the Office of International Programs Graduate Student Orientation 

International Student Graduate Orientation sponsored by the Office of International Programs:

Please visit the Office of International Programs web page for more information

 

 

Domestic Graduate Students only

Date: Monday, August 24, 2015 
Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. (check in 4:30 - 5 p.m.)
Location: Christopher Center Community Room

 

Please continue to check your email for more details about orientation. 

 

NOTE: Students in the MBA program DO NOT need to attend this Orientation.  If you have any questions, please contact the MBA Office at 219.465.7952 or mba@valpo.edu.

For more information about resources to help you with your transition to VU, please check out the following website: Graduate School Student Resources. For a listing of housing options in Valparaiso, click here to view our housing listing.

 

Have any questions?
Contact Nadea Khorbotly, Assistant Director of Student Services, by email at Nadea.Khorbotly@valpo.edu or by phone at 219.464.5313