New Graduate Student Orientation Schedule


NOTE: updates to the schedule may be made throughout the summer. Please visit this page for up-to-date information. An announcement will be sent out once the final program is confirmed.

Updated: August 4, 2017



New Graduate Student Orientation

Fall 2017


Monday, August 14th, 2017

9:00 A.M. - 3:15 P.M.

J. W. Reitz Union

Level 2 & Level 3




9:00 A.M. – 10:10 A.M.

Graduate School Welcome

Welcome presentation by the Graduate School

Grand Ballroom and Auditorium


10:15 A.M. – 2:15 P.M.

Resource Fair with On-Campus and Off-Campus Organizations

Rion Ballroom - Level 3


10:20 A.M. – 11:40 A.M.

International Student Orientation - mandatory

Presentation by the International Center and Counseling & Wellness Center

Grand Ballroom


11:00 A.M. – 3:15 P.M.

Information Sessions with On-Campus Organizations and Student Groups (see below for schedule)




Information Session Schedule

Auditorium, Level 2

Reitz Union


11:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.

Staying Well in Graduate School: Tips & Resources (for domestic students)

(Counseling & Wellness Center and GatorWell)


11:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

Navigating Graduate Student Life: Advice From Your Peers

(Organization for Graduate Student Advancement and Professional Development - OGAP)


12:30 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Library Resources for a Successful Graduate Career

(UF Libraries)


1:15 P.M. – 1:45 P.M.

Getting Involved in Graduate School

(Graduate Student Council)


2:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Academic Integrity and Conduct at the University of Florida

(Dean of Students Office - Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution)


2:45 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

Career Resources for Graduate Students

(Career Resource Center)