New Graduate Student and TA Orientation

The Fall New Student and Teaching Assistant Orientations were held on Monday and Tuesday September 25 & 26, 2017. Schedule posted below for reference only.

The Teaching Assistant Orientation presentation slides and the 2017 UCSC Teaching Assistant Handbook have been posted on the Center for Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL) website.

International Graduate Student Orientation: Email

Teaching Assistant Orientation: Email

New Student Orientation: Email 

The Division of Graduate Studies is here to support you!

Monday September 25, 2017

International Graduate Student Orientation (bring photo ID)
Register at:
  • 8:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Morning Session for all New International Graduate Students, Media Theater
  • 1:00p.m.: Afternoon workshops available for International students without TA assignments
TA Orientation (Domestic & International) (bring photo ID)
Register at:
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Resource Fair, TA Registration Check, and Lunch*, outside of Media Theater
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: TA Orientation, Media Theater

*Lunch will only be provided for students who have registered for the TA Orientation; bring your photo ID.

Tuesday September 26, 2017

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

  • 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.: Welcome Coffee, Mimosa and Scones, Graduate Student Commons
  • 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.: Campus Tour, Departs from the Graduate Student Commons / ends at Humanities Court Yard
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.: Resource Fair, Humanities Court Yard
  • 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Graduate Student Orientation, Humanities Lecture Hall
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.: Social BBQ, Cowell Provost House Back Yard (bring photo ID)

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