New Graduate Student Orientation: Monday and Tuesday, August 19th and 20th

Graduate Orientation introduces our new students to their new community and connects them to an array of resources that support academic success and overall well-being.

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2019 Graduate Orientation Schedule

Monday, August 19
7:45 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast at DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
8:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction to Graduate Studies at Notre Dame
9:15 a.m. Morning Session 1: Diversity & InclusionDisability Services, and Well-Being
10:00 a.m. Coffee Break and Tours of DPAC
10:30 a.m. Morning Session 2: Community Standards and Title IX
11:15 a.m. Announcements & Door Prizes
11:30 a.m. President's Address
11:45 a.m. Walk to Lunch
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Resource Fair at Duncan Student Center
2:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions at DeBartolo Classroom Building
Tuesday, August 20
11:30 a.m. Mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. Campus-wide Scavenger Hunt starting at Duncan
3:00 p.m. International Student Orientation - Requirements & Resources*

*Mandatory for all new international graduate students

  Games & Goodies at the Grad Life Lounge (2nd floor Duncan)
5:45 p.m. Shuttle Service begins from Notre Dame to the Century Center in Downtown South Bend (ends at 10:15 p.m.)
6:00 p.m. Small Group Dinners at Restaurants in South Bend
8:00 p.m. River Lights Reception at the Century Center