Schedule

Welcome to the College of Education. We look forward to seeing you during Graduate New Student Orientation Events on September 25, 2018. At orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and peers. You will also learn about resources, working with your advisor and additional tips for a successful transition to graduate school. Please let us know you are attending by the completing our online survey

12:30 p.m.   Welcome                                                   (Miller Hall, Rm. 301)

Meet and hear from the people you will need to know during your degree program at the College.

1:30-4:05 p.m.  New Student Orientation Sessions     (Miller Hall, rooms vary)

1:30-2:05 p.m.

Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies
Miller, Rm. 104

UW Academic Student Employee
Miller, Rm. 212

Components of a Successful Academic Mindset
Miller, Rm. 320

Funding your Graduate Studies 
 
Miller, Rm. 411
2:10--2:45 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies

Miller, Rm. 104

 

Community and Staying Engaged 

Miller, Rm. 212

Funding your Graduate Education
Miller, Rm. 411
Resiliency in Graduate School
Miller, Rm. 320
2:50 -3:25 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies
Miller, Rm. 104
Partners and Parenting in Graduate School Miller, Rm. 212 Faculty Advisor Relationship   

Miller, Rm. 320
Components of a Successful Academic Mindset
Miller, Rm. 411
3:30 -4:05 p.m. Mentorship Program Kick-off
Miller, Rm. 104
  Faculty Advisor Relationship   

Miller, Rm. 320
Resiliency
Miller, 411
4:15-4:45 p.m.

Student Panels
A panel of returning master’s and doctoral students from a variety of programs will share their experiences and answer questions.

Master of Education Student Panel  (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Doctoral Students Student Panel (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)

5:00-6:30 p.m.

New Student Reception (TBD)
Don’t miss this event! Come mingle with your peers, current students, alums, faculty, staff, and administration at this special evening reception.

New Student Orientation Sessions

Nuts and Bolts of  the UW & COE Policies (Miller Hall, Rm. 104)
Learn about the College, OSS resources, and important policies you will need to know during your time at the university and college.

Student Employee Presentation (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
All new academic student employees (RA, TA, & GSA, etc.) should attend this session. As a UW student Employee, you are automatically represented by the UAW Academic Student Employment Union. During this presentation hear about how being part of union benefits you.

Funding your Graduate Education   (Miller Hall, Rm. 411)
A discussion to give you ideas for funding your graduate education in the College of Education. We will discuss opportunities for fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships.

Understanding the Faculty/Advisee Relationship  (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)
You will have questions about your courses, research program requirements, research requirements, and lifestyle issues. Your adviser will know many of the answers, or at least know whom you can contact for further assistance. Hear from a faculty member how you go about developing a strong rapport with your faculty advisor.

Community, Engagement and Staying Connected in the CoE   (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Opportunities to build a professional community in graduate school can be extremely important for your success, but it requires effort. Here in the CoE, community is a collection of talented students, faculty and staff who all call UW their home. During this session you will explore the following resources and get involved in the graduate community.

Componenets of a Successful Academic Mindset (Miller Hall, Rm. 320 and 411)
During this session, you will learn about how meta cognitive factors are important for successful learning and how that might translate into being a successful graduate student.

Partners and Parenting in Graduate School  (Miller Hall, Rm. 212)
Between studying and working, graduate school can keep you busy. If you in a relationship or a parent, you also need to save time for some type of meaningful interaction with your partner and child(ren). During this session learn how to balance your workload and keep your top priorities a priority.

Resiliency in Graduate School  (Miller Hall, Rm. 320 and 411)
Every wonder why some individuals seem to be highly successful in graduate school without the stress? Learn more about how you can increase resilience and learn to handle graduate school stressors better. 

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