New Graduate Student and TA Orientation

The Fall New Student and Teaching Assistant Orientations will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday September 25th & 26th, 2018. Schedule posted below for reference only.

Please contact the persons below with questions regarding the Orientation events. If you need assistance or accommodations, please email Event locations can be found on the UCSC Maps website. Register online at  

International Graduate Student Orientation: Email

Teaching Assistant Orientation: Email

New Student Orientation: Email 

Tuesday September 25, 2018

  • 8:30am - 9am: TA Orientation Check-In & Coffee (All grads checking in for the TA Orientation must have their Student ID cards) - outside of the Main Stage
  • 9am - 12pm: TA Orientation (+union rep time) - Theater Arts Main Stage
  • 12pm - 1pm: Lunch for TA Orientation, Int'l Orientation - Media Theater
  • 1pm - 2pm: Title IX Training domestic students only - Earth & Marine Sciences B206
  • 1pm - 3pm: International Grad Student Orientation - Media Theater
  • 3pm - 4pm: Title IX Training international students only - Media Theater

Wednesday September 26, 2018

New Graduate Student Orientation (Domestic & International)
Register at: (link forthcoming!)

  • 8:30am - 9am: Check-In Title XI Training/Coffee - Humanities Court Yard
  • 9am - 10am: Make-up Title IX Training for new grads who did not attend the day before - Humanities Lecture Hall 206
  • 10am - 11am: Welcome Brunch - Graduate Student Commons, Quarry Plaza
  • 11am - 1:30pm: Graduate Student Orientation - Humanities Lecture Hall 206
  • 1:30pm - 4:30pm: Grad Orientation BBQ Social & Resource Fair -Upper Quarry Amphitheater

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