Orientation Overview

Welcome to the Graduate School at Rutgers University-Camden. We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus. 

Graduate Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th in the Camden Campus Center. 

Orientation will be comprised of several optional afternoon sessions from 1:30pm to 3:30pm followed by our mandatory orientation programming from 3:30 until approximately 7:30pm. You will have the opportunity to meet campus support offices, meet your graduate program director, and learn more about student services. Orientation will include light refreshments and a hot dinner. We ask that only admitted students (no guests) attend orientation as it is an opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the Graduate School and meet your colleagues. 

Orientation Schedule

Optional Sessions:

1:30-2:30 pm Meet the Graduate School Staff and Ice Cream Social
2:30-3:30 pm Historic Cooper Street Walking Tour 
3:00-3:45 pm Campus Tours

Mandatory Sessions:

3:30-4:30 pm Registration and Information Fair
4:30-5:30 pm Welcome and Overview of Student Services 
5:30-5:45 pm Graduate School 101
5:45-6:30 pm Program Break-out Sessions
6:30-8:00 pm Dinner 

Orientation Registration


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