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Date: Tuesday, August 13th
Time: 8AM-1:30PM (Check-In begins at 8AM)
Location: Student Center (SC) South, Houston Room, Room 220

The Graduate School will be hosting the annual Graduate Orientation. This event will provide an overview of university services, procedures, and resources as they relate to graduate students, as well as an opportunity to meet students from other University of Houston programs. 

Note: This orientation is separate from any college/department/program orientation.

Agenda 

8:00 AM

Check-In and Continental Breakfast

Student Center (SC) South, Houston Room, Room 220

9:30AM

Opening Session

• Dr. Paula Myrick Short Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

SC Houston Room, Room 220

9:40AM

Orientation Overview

• Dr. Sarah Larsen, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

SC Houston Room, Room 220

9:45AM

Academic & Administrative Information

• Dr. Tashemia Jones, Assistant Director, Graduate Program & Student Records, Graduate School
• Ayodele Ogunye, Alumni and School of Communications Career Counselor, University Career Services
• Shawn Washington, Assistant Director, Graduate/International Admissions, Graduate School
• Shari Corprew, Director, Graduate School

SC Houston Room, Room 220
10:30AM

Graduate Student Panel

• Amruta Raghatate, College of Technology
• Cameron Barrett, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Bauer College of Business
• Akshay Ravindran, Cullen College of Engineering
• Sydnee Spruiell Eldridge, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

SC Houston Room, Room 220
11:15AM

Health & Wellness Information

• Dr. Marti Trummer, Counseling and Psychological Services
• Sara Miller, Equal Opportunity Coordinator & Trainer
• Rodrick Jordan, Associate Director, Student Health Center
• Reuben Parrish, Assistant Director Wellness

SC Houston Room, Room 220
12:00PM

Closing Remarks

• Dr. Sarah Larsen, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

SC Houston Room, Room 220

12:10PM-1:30PM

Campus Resources Expo and Lunch (Grab & Go)

Student Center South, Bayou City, Downtown, Heights, Space City, and Skyline Rooms

1:30-4:00PM

Research resiources Panel (Optional session)

• 1:30 – 2:30 Research Resources Panel
• 2:30 – 4:00 Environmental Health & Safety for new lab RA’s and TA’s

Student Center South, Multipurpose Room

 

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