New Graduate Student Orientation
New Graduate Student Orientation is held once each semester for students who have accepted to North Carolina A&T State University. The School of Graduate Studies faculty and staff look forward to welcoming you to A&T and to the Greensboro area during our New Graduate Student Orientation Program. The purpose of New Graduate Student Orientation is to introduce you to your new colleagues and campus, and to orient you to University resources and procedures.
The orientation program, mandatory for all new graduate students, is a one-day, two-session program designed to provide vital information on student services, departmental programming, and University policies and procedures.
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Spring 2014 Graduate Student Orientation Agenda
January 10, 2014 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: New Academic Classroom Auditorium (Near Proctor Hall and the Laurel Street Parking Deck)
Sign-In (8:30 am – 9:00 am)
Introduction and Presentations (9:00 am – 11:30am)
*If you have questions or cannot attend the school/college orientation sessions, please contact your Academic Advisor or Department Graduate Coordinator.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the difference between the morning session and the afternoon session with my department?
A: The morning session in the New Academic Classroom Building will provide you with key information to assist you in successfully negotiating the Graduate School matriculation process. You will also have an opportunity to meet graduate students within and across disciplines in order to facilitate building interdisciplinary connections and networks.
The afternoon/evening session will provide specific information to acclimate you to your School/College and departmental requirements as well as information on registration, advising, resources, funding opportunities, and graduate student organizations in your discipline. This is a separate orientation session that will take place in your academic area. See School/College Orientation times above.
Q: Where do I report when I arrive?
A: Graduate Student Orientation will be located in the New Academic Classroom Building which is located near the New Laurel Street Parking Deck.
Please be sure to sign-in at one of our check-in desks prior to entering the orientation session.
Q: What are my parking options?
A: The New Laurel Street Parking Deck is available for $1.00/hr up to $5.00/day. Also, there are East Market Street-Metered Spaces ($.50/hr) near McNair Hall. Some McNair/Gibbs parking lot spaces may be available. Do not park in reserved or visitors' spaces. Contact Parking Services for more information.