New Grad Students: Ph.D.

New Student Orientation Events for Fall 2014

Please note that locations are subject to change.

Monday, August 25, 2014
Time Event Location
9:00 am Registration Open
Register and be seated by 9:45 am. Events begin promptly at 10:00 am.
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum
10 to 10:45 am

Dean's Welcome Address
Vice Dean Joseph Sun

Dean Eduardo Glandt
10:45 to 10:55 am Safety Presentation
Penn Public Safety
10:55 to 11:00 am Dismissal of PhD Students
Speaker: Sonya Gwak
11:00 am to Noon

Departmental Activities:
BE:Towne 337
CBE: Towne 336
CIS: Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine
ESE: Moore 212
MEAM:Towne 229
MSE: Singh Center, Room 035

Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch
Boxed lunches
Engineering Quad:
Tables in Towne & Levine Lobbies
1:00 to 1:45 pm

Introduction to your 1st Year
Student Panel
Topics: Academic experience for the 1st year, RCR, Getting involved in Departmental Groups/Orgs, GSEG, GAPSA, Academic opportunities

Heilmeier Hall, Towne Building
1:45 to 3:00 pm

Student Support Services
Speakers (in order):
1:45-2: Export Controls
2-2:10: Graduate Student Center
2:10-2:20: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
2:20-2:30: Student Health Services (SHS)
2:30-2:45: Engineering Library
2:45-3: Career Services

Heilmeier Hall, Towne Building
Monday, August 25, 2014
Time Event Location
3:30 to 5:00 pm Happy Hour
Meet other PhD Students
City Tap House
Wednesday, August 27, and Thursday August 28, 2014
Time Event Location
9:00 to 11:00 am
3:00 to 4:00 pm
Submit Final Documents
Submit all final missing documents to Abby Whittington and Sherry Ferraiolo
Towne first floor across from computer lab