Schedule

Welcome to the College of Education. We look forward to seeing you during Graduate New Student Orientation Events on September 26, 2017. 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 online registration

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.

1:30-4:15 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. 301

UW Academic Student Employee
Miller, Rm. 212

Living Cheaply in Seattle 
Miller, Rm. 411

Components of a Successful Academic Mindset
Miller, Rm. 320
2:10--2:45 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies

Miller, Rm. 301

 

Partners and Parenting in Graduate School Miller, RM 320

Getting Connected in the COE
Miller, Rm. 411
Resiliency
Miller, Rm. 212
2:50 -3:25 p.m. Nuts and Bolts of UW & COE Policies
Miller, Rm. 301

Faculty Advisor Relationship
Miller, RM 320

Living Cheaply in Seattle  

Miller, Rm. 411
Components of a Successful Academic Mindset
Miller, Rm. 212
3:30 -4:05 p.m. Resiliency
Miller, Rm. 212
Faculty Advisor Relationship
Miller, Rm. 320
Getting Connected in the COE
Miller, Rm. 411
Partners and Parenting in Graduate School 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)

4:30-6:00 p.m.

New Student Reception (Burke Museum)
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. 301)
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.

Living cheaply in Seattle   (Miller Hall, Rm. 411)
Graduate school can be expensive. Some of you are taking advantage of loan programs to help pay for college, however it is important to understand the lending and repayment requirements. Additionally, you might be moving from working full-time, to either part –time or becoming a full-time student. Take a look at the tips, tools, resources, and information this page provides to help you transition to a student life.

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.

Staying Engaged and Connected here in the COE (Miller Hall, Rm. 411)
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.

Successful Academic Mindset (Miller Hall, Rm. 320)
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. 320)
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. 212)
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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