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Graduate Orientation

You are invited to the 2016 Student Orientation for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Information and Agenda

Registration

This event is required for all new Graduate Students.  Please click here to register
Please note that this event is for newly admitted students only and provides an opportunity to interact with fellow students and department faculty.  Due to the nature of this event we ask that you do not bring a guest with you.

Graduate Orientation Thursday, September 1, 2016

Welcome to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Please join us on Thursday, September 1, 2016 for Graduate Orientation. Your experience at Rutgers-Camden begins with orientation – a program for newly admitted graduate students. You will meet faculty, staff and students, and learn about all the exciting opportunities available to you. Attending orientation is an important step in making the transition to life as a Rutgers graduate student. Please contact Amy Liberi, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, at 856-225-2765 or aliberi@camden.rutgers.edu, or Joan McCracken, School of Business, 856-225-6452 or jbmcc@camden.rutgers.edu,  with any questions.

Location: Multipurpose Room at the Rutgers-Camden Campus Center

Campus Directions

 

*Optional New Student Day of Service*8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Learn more about your new community and donate your time and leadership skills to the Day of Service.  The program will begin with breakfast and follow with lunch. All students will be grouped with classmates as well as Orientation Leaders and Civic Scholars. Students will be transported to and from the service locations and will be provided with all necessary supplies. The program will take place rain or shine. Please indicate your interest in Day of Service on your registration form.  More information will be emailed out in early August. 

*Optional Campus Tours*3:00 – 3:45 p.m.

Join us before orientation for a tour of the campus.  Be sure to indicate your interest in a tour on your registration form. 

Registration & Information Fair
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Check-in, get your student ID, and visit the Information Fair.

Welcome and Remarks4:30 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Dr. Mike Palis, Provost
  • Dr. Kriste Lindenmeyer, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. Rakesh Sambharya, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, School of Business
  • Ms. Mary Beth Daisey, Dean of Students and Associate Chancellor for Student Affairs will provide an overview of campus resources
MBA Breakout Session5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
The School of Business Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and staff will present an overview of the program and academic requirements and expectations.
Arts and Sciences Graduate School 1015:00 – 5:15 p.m.

Learn more about Graduate School of Arts and Sciences policies and get helpful hints for success as a graduate student.

Arts and Sciences Programs Breakout Sessions5:15 – 6:00 p.m

Meet faculty graduate directors and other newly admitted graduate students from your program of admission. The faculty graduate directors will discuss program requirements and expectations.

Dinner6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Over a complimentary dinner talk with faculty and current students from the MBA and Graduate School programs.