New graduate student orientation for Fall 2013

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New graduate student orientation for Fall 2013

  1. 1. • Luncheon at Hebert Hall Suite 300 Agenda Saturday, August 24, 2013 • Welcome & Introductions • Academics & Regulations • Q&A (followed by 5 minute break) • Student Support & Engagement • Technology & Connectivity • Q&A • Events & Activities • Lay of the Land (followed by a 5 minute break) • Welcome Guide to New Orleans • Optional Campus Tour and Personal Time for Administrative Matters • Questions & Close 10:30am 11:30am 3:00pm 12:00pm 1:30pm 3:30pm
  2. 2. The Payson Center: History & Today Brief Personal Introductions of Faculty, Staff and Students Icebreaking Activity – “What have you done that no one else here has done?” Payson project work and upcoming events Colin Crawford, Executive Director 3 Welcome & Introduction
  3. 3. MS & MS/JD requirements Core & Elective Courses Summer Institutes University Policies & Academic Standards Q&A 5 minute break Sheila Favalora, Senior Program Manager for Academics 4 Academics & Regulations
  4. 4. Advising Meetings Research Interests Jobs Internships TA positions Career Panels Dauphine Sloan, Graduate Studies Advisor 5 Student Support & Engagement
  5. 5. Website People Bio Blogging Connect with Social Media Payson Computer Lab Sheila Joy, Instructional Technology Specialist 6 Technology & Connectivity
  6. 6. Blackboard GoTo Meeting TechConnect vs. Technology Services http://tulane.edu/tsweb/ Registering your computer/mobile devices/campus wireless Q&A Sheila Joy, Instructional Technology Specialist 7 Technology & Connectivity
  7. 7. • Luncheon at Hebert Hall Suite 300 Agenda Saturday, August 24, 2013 • Welcome & Introductions • Academics & Regulations • Q&A (followed by 5 minute break) • Student Support & Engagement • Technology & Connectivity • Q&A • Events & Activities • Lay of the Land (followed by a 5 minute break) • Welcome Guide to New Orleans • Optional Campus Tour and Personal Time for Administrative Matters • Questions & Close 10:30am 11:30am 3:00pm 12:00pm 1:30pm 3:30pm
  8. 8. Payson Graduate Student Association (PGSA) Upcoming Events: Library-use/Research & Citation Management Tools Workshop (Wednesday, Sept. 11 1:30-2:30 – Room 309 in the Library) Internal Review Board (IRB) Faculty Research Presentation International Development Colloquium Series (IDCS) Happy Hours Current student activities Kami Bruner, Academic Program Coordinator 10 Events & Activities
  9. 9. Overview of Facilities ID Card General safety - specific to living/being active around campus, Hurricane Plans Campus Food options: LBC, Bruff, secret 24 hour diner, Hillel, PJs locations, Drawing Board - deli in Richardson Memorial, library basement Graduate Carrels Sheila Favalora, Kami Bruner and student guests 11 Lay of the Land
  10. 10. Bike assistance - Tulane & others Overview of shuttles/parking/safe ride services Legal aid Discounts – e-academy, printing through FedEx Sheila Favalora, Kami Bruner and student guests 12 Lay of the Land
  11. 11. Helpful Tulane Organizations GAPSA, OGPS (workshops & link to potential funding sources, travel grants), http://tulane.edu/ogps/ Student Affairs - http://tulane.edu/studentaffairs/ Career Services - http://tulane.edu/hiretulane/ University Services – http://tulane.edu/universityservices/index.cfm shuttle, car rental & car share Sheila Favalora, Kami Bruner and student guests 13 Lay of the Land (continued)
  12. 12. Julie Hernandez, Research Assistant Professor 14 Guide to New Orleans
  13. 13. Targeted Tour (&/or Personal Time for Administrative Matters) Uptown Square (+ shuttle waiting room), Bruff Commons, Post Office/ID card, Lavin Berncik Cener for Student Life (LBC) Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) 15 Questions & Close
  14. 14. Boggs (for computer access) Howard Tilton Memorial Library (HTML) Reily, student health center/counseling Financial Aid Career Services 16 Questions & Close

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