New 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.

Summer 2016 Orientation:


Domestic Students

All new domestic graduate students must attend orientation on:

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016 
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Location: Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources, Community Room

 

International Students

All new international graduate students must attend orientation on the following days:

Office of International Programs Orientation:

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Multipurpose Room, Gandhi-King Center, Room 209, Harre Union

Graduate School Orientation:

Date: Monday, May 16, 2016 
Time: 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources, Community Room

Date: Friday, May 20, 2016 
Time: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources, Community Room

 

Fall 2016 Orientation:

Domestic Students

All new domestic graduate students must attend orientation on the following days: 

Date: Monday, August 8, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

International Students

All new international graduate students must attend orientation on all of the following days:

Date: Monday, August 8, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

Date: Friday, August 12, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ballrooms, Harre Union

 

Office of International Programs new international student orientation 

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

 

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