Spring 2014 Graduate School Orientation

 

Graduate Students NEW to K-State

Graduate Students who PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED K-State

 **Deadline to register for Spring 2014 Orientation is January 10, 2014**

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January 15, 2014
Little Theater- Union
Graduate Students *NEW* to K-State

8:30-9:00 am

Check-In

 

Little Theater -Union

9:00-10:00 am

Welcome & Overview

Welcome and Introductions-Dr. Carol Shanklin, Dean

What do I Need to Know to be Successful?- Dr. Carol Shanklin, Dean

Special Performance and Discussion – School of Music, Theater, and Dance. 

 

Little Theater- Union

10:10-11:00 am

Activities Fair

  • Use this as a chance to meet different groups on campus and fellow graduate students! Make connections! Network, Network, Network

 

Union Hallways

11:00 -12:00

Panel and GSC

Overview of Graduate Student Council-Taylor Wadian, GSC President

Panel Discussion- KSU Graduate Students

  • Learn from your peers about common graduate school experiences!

 

Little Theater

12:00-1:00 pm

LUNCH

  • Grab sack lunch (Subway) on the way out of The Little Theater.  Mingle!

NOTE: The colored dot on the nametag indicates which lunch you signed up for.

 

Seating in Union Cafeteria, Caribou Coffee, and downstairs

 

 

 
Graduate Students Who *PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED* K-State

9:45-10:00 am

Check-In

 

 

Little Theater -Union

10:10-11:00 am

Survival Skills for Graduate Students

Presenter: Dr. Carol Shanklin, Dean

 

Little Theater - Union

11:00 -12:00

Panel and GSC

Overview of Graduate Student Council-Taylor Wadian, GSC President

Panel Discussion- KSU Graduate Students

  • Learn from your peers about common graduate school experiences!

 

Little Theater

12:00-1:00 pm

LUNCH

  • Grab sack lunch (Subway) on the way out of The Little Theater.  Mingle!

NOTE: The colored dot on the nametag indicates which lunch you signed up for.

 

Seating in Union Cafeteria, Caribou Coffee, and downstairs

 

Additional Sessions

1:00-2:00: (Little Theater- Union) "Using Word to Write Your Electronic Thesis, Dissertation, or Report (ETDR) and Copyright of Graduate Research"

Presenter: Marty Courtois, ETDR Consultant, IT Help Desk

Presenter: Jenny Oleen, Scholarly Communications Librarian

 

2:00-3:00 (Little Theater- Union) GTA/GRA/GA Payroll and Insurance Orientation Session

Welcome, Roles and Responsibilities of GTA/GRA/GA- Dr. Carol Shanklin, Dean

Payroll and Health Insurance-Ms. Stephanie Harvey, Assistant Director of Benefits Division of Human Resources

 

 

Student Activities & Services Fair for ALL NEW K-STATERS

  • Non-traditional Student Services
  • Lafene Health Center
  • Honor and Integrity System
  • Recreation Complex
  • Union Program Council (UPC)
  • K-State Libraries
  • Counseling Services
  • Center of Advancement of Teaching/Learning
  • Student Life
  • Graduate Student Council (GSC)
  • Graduate School
  • McCain Auditorium
  • Powercat Financial
  • Writing Center
  • Career and Employment Services
  • Information Technology Assistance Center (iTAC)