Search Search

Tuesday, September 25

Tuesday, September 25 – Graduate Student Orientation 

                Hosted by the Graduate Studies Office

The Graduate Student Orientation program will be held in Beckman Auditorium, with the exception of lunch, which will be held in the Avery Courtyard.  Following orientation, President Rosenbaum and Professor Faber will host dinner at their house (415 S. Hill Ave). 

8-9am --- Continental Breakfast (Outside Beckman Auditorium)

9-9:05am --- Welcome:  Kate McAnulty (Associate Dean of Graduate Studies)

9:05-9:25am --- Resources and Support:  Natalie Gilmore (Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies) and Doug Rees (Dean of Graduate Studies)

9:25-9:30am --- ADA: Kate McAnulty (Associate Dean of Graduate Studies)

9:30-9:40am --- Registrar and FERPA:  Kim Mawhinney (Associate Registrar) 

9:40-9:55am --- Payroll and Bursar:  Lisa Flores (Senior Payroll Administrator) and Ruth Sharp (Bursar)

9:55-10am --- Graduate Honor Council:  Denise Schmitz and Julie Hofstra (Co-Chairs, Graduate Honor Council)

10-10:10am --- Research Integrity:  Doug Rees (Dean of Graduate Studies)

10:10:15am --- Computing Services and IT Support (RuthAnne Bevier)

10:15-10:30am --- Coffee Break 

10:30-11:30am --- Faculty Panel

11:35-12:45pm --- Lunch and Resource Fair (Avery Courtyard)

12:50-12:55pm --- Afternoon Announcements: Kate McAnulty

12:55-1:05pm --- Housing and Graduate Residential Life: Nilza Santana-Castillo (Graduate RLC) with Ali "Sina" Booeshagi, Miguel Chuapoco, Donal O'Sullivan, and Annelise Thompson (Graduate Resident Associates)

1:05-1:10pm--- Graduate Student Council: Ana de Oliveira Lobo   (Chair) and Dawna Bagherian (Vice Chair)

1:10-1:15pm ---Caltech Y: Greg Fletcher (Student Activities and Community Service Director)

1:15-1:20pm --- Center for Diversity: Marlene Moncada

1:20-1:40pm --- Health and Counseling Center: Jennifer Howes (Executive Director of Health and Counseling Services)

1:40-1:45pm --- Emergency, Safety, and Security: Vic Clay (Chief)

1:45-2:15pm --- Title IX: April White-Castaneda (Assistant Vice President for Equity and Title IX Coordinator)

2:15-2:30pm --- Coffee Break

2:30pm-3:30pm --- Student Experience Panel

3:45-4:45pm --- Breakout Sessions

5:30-7pm --- Dinner (President’s House, 415 S. Hill Ave.)  

7:30pm --- Social Event: Movie Night (Beckman Aud. lawn)