2017 Graduate Student Orientation

August 21, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

followed by the annual UGGS Graduate Social


Agenda    Register Here

  • Check-in will begin at 6:30 AM outside the Glenn Miller Ballroom in the University Memorial Center (UMC)
  • Attend the morning information sessions most relevant to you
  • Share lunch and facilitated conversation on a topic that intrigues you.  Topics include:
    • LGBTQ issues and resources on campus
    • CU Boulder's Green Labs
    • Being a first year PhD student without a Master's degree
    • Starting graduate school as a parent or guardian
    • Veterans issues and resources on campus
  • Many campus facilities, including the libraries, museums, and health center, will be holding open houses between 9 AM and 4 PM.
  • Tours will be offered between 1:30 and 4 PM.  Check out CU's fitness facilities, learn about the history and traditions of CU Boulder, or get familiar with academic resources available on campus.
  • Finally, join your fellow graduate students for some food and fun at UGGS Graduate Student Social from 5-7 PM @ the Recreation Center (Rec)!

Welcome to the CU community!

Check out these handy resources for new students, found under our Resources tab.

*Many thanks to New Student and Family Programs for hosting this Graduate Student Orientation.*

Volunteers needed

Current students, if you're interested in helping the orientation and/or graduate social run smoothly, please sign up to volunteer.
All volunteers will receive a FREE meal, t-shirt, and any other goodies provided to attendees.