U of G New Graduate Student Orientation Session

Date and Time


Rozanski Hall 101


Register here.

8:15 AM to 8:55 AM
Check-in. Coffee and tea served.

9:00 AM to 9:10 AM
Indigenous Opening

9:10 AM to 9:30 AM
The Importance of Graduate Studies to Society

  • Mayor, City of Guelph

  • President and Vice-Chancellor, U of Guelph

9:30 AM to 10:10 AM
Planning for Success

  • Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies

  • President, Graduate Students’ Association

  • Getting the Most from the Graduate Experience

10:10 AM to 10:25 AM
Services and Awards

  • Director, Office of Graduate Studies

10:25 AM to 10:55 AM
Nutrition Break and Library/Services Resource Fair. Coffee, tea, juice, and baked goods served

10:55 AM to 11:10 AM
The Student-Advisor Relationship

  • Associate Dean, Graduate Studies

11:10 AM to 12:20 PM
University Services for Graduate Students

  • Student Wellness Services

  • Athletic Centre

  • International & Diversity Guidance & Services

  • Research, Data & Publishing Support

  • Learning Services

  • Writing Services

  • Office of Teaching & Learning

  • Career Services

  • Skills Development Opportunities

12:20 PM to 12:35 PM
Essentials for Graduate Teaching Assistants and Graduate Service Assistants

  • President, Canadian Union of Public Employees - CUPE 3913

12:35 PM to 12:40 PM
Closing Comments

12:45 PM +
Free Pizza Lunch
The Fifth: GSA Rooftop Patio & Lounge
5th floor, University Centre

Sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies, the Graduate Students’ Association,
the McLaughlin Library, and the Office of the President.

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