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Graduate Student Welcome

August 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

All NEW and RETURNING graduate students are invited to attend the annual orientation program for grad students of Michigan State University.


10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

MSU Union (49 Abbott Rd, E. Lansing, MI 48824)


10:00 – Opening remarks, offered by Dean Thomas Jeitschko, will welcome students to MSU and provide an introduction to the activities of the Graduate School

10:15 – The Resource Fair begin, which will include student organizations, campus groups and community businesses—all ready to provide you with valuable information

10:15 – Mini workshops (30 mins each) will be presented by the Graduate School staff, including professional development and career planning.

Sponsored by the Graduate School. No RSVP is necessary.


12:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Benefactors Plaza (between Chittenden Hall and Student Services)

Join us before the semester begins for a day of music, games, giveaways and meeting your peers.

Sponsored by the Council of Graduate Students. Advance registration at cogs.msu.edu for the cookout is requested.

Persons with disabilities should contact the Graduate School at (517) 353-3220 to request accommodations.