Fall 2018 New Graduate Student Orientation
REGISTER FOR NEW GRADUATE STUDENT ORIENTATION
We invite you to register now for New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO), which will be held on August 23rd in the Student Union Building (SUB). This year's NGSO presentations are designed to:
- Orient you to TTU graduate student life and services
- Begin academic and professional development to support your graduate studies
- Provide networking opportunities among graduate students and the Texas Tech community
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As you can see from the day's schedule below, a lot of useful information and activities will be presented at NGSO to help you get a strong start on your graduate studies.
Schedule Subject to Change:
|9:00 - 10:00||Check-in|
|10:00 - 3:00||NGSO Information Table available|
|10:00 – 11:00||Welcome Session|
|President/Dean's Welcome (15 mins)|
|Orientation Overview (10 mins)|
|IT Services (5 mins)|
|SBS/SFA Primer (10 mins)|
|Student Leadership Organizations GSAC (10 mins)|
|11:00 - 11:30||Morning Breakout Sessions|
|Session A: Responsible Conduct of Research|
|Session B: Writing at the Graduate level|
|Session C: Surviving Your First Year of Grad School (student panel)|
|11:00 - 12:00||Individual Meetings with SFA Advisor|
|12:00 – 1:00||Domestic Students Lunch|
|12:00 – 1:00||International Students Lunch *|
|Cultures of the United States(International Students only)|
|1:00 - 1:30||Session for F1 Students|
|Session for J1 Students|
|Session for Sponsored Students|
|1:00, 2:00, & 3:00||Campus Tours|
|1:00 – 3:00||Campus Resource Fair|
|1:00 - 1:30||Afternoon Breakout Sessions I|
|Session A: Tuition & Fees|
|Session B: Staying Healthy Inside and Out in Graduate School (Rec, Student Counseling)|
|Session C: Life in Lubbock|
|2:00 & 2:30||Afternoon Breakout Sessions II|
|Session A: Student Health Insurance|
|Session B: Texas Tech Libraries|
|Session C: Cycling & Safe Commutes in Lubbock|
|2:00 & 3:00||Individual Meetings with SFA Advisor|
* Lunch will be provided
Campus Map - Explore the campus and find a building.
SUB Map - Tour the Student Union Building
Parking Services - Information about parking on campus
Student Business Services - Access assistance for managing finances
Financial Aid - Get Financial Aid
TTU Libraries - Access online library catalogs, databases, and video tutorials of library services
Book Store - Order textbooks and Texas Tech merchandise
Graduate Catalog - Learn about degree programs, course offerings, faculty, etc.
TA Workshop - Workshops for Teaching Assistants
Need to look back at a presentation?
Presentation Materials will be available online Monday, September 3rd.
*Some departments have a separate orientation for their new graduate students. For information on departmental orientations check with your graduate advisor or other department staff.
If you have questions regarding NGSO, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Take a look at what New Graduate Student Orientation is all about.