Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center

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Graduate Student Orientation, Thursday, August 17, 2017
Time Activity
Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Doors Open
1:30 pm – 1:45 pm Welcomes
Steve Matson, Dean, The Graduate School
Jonathan Sauls, Dean of Students
Toney Thompson, Chief of Staff, Graduate and Professional Student Federation

1:45 pm – 2:00 pm Non-Academic Campus Resources
Dean of Students Office, Desiree Rieckenberg, Senior Associate Dean
University Ombuds Office, Wayne Blair, Director
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Academic, Professional, and Funding Resourcespdf icon
Graduate Student Center, Brian Rybarczyk, Director, Graduate Student Academic and Professional Development

Interactive Q & A with Enrolled Graduate Students
Panel:
Donte Bernard, PhD Program, Clinical Psychology
Candace Buckner, PhD Program, Religious Studies
Mary Koenig, Master's Program, Social Work and Public Health
Alyssa Spoonts, Master's Program, Library Science

5 Minute Stand and Stretch Break
2:50 pm – 3:20 pm Campus Health Services (CHS): Overview and Insurancepdf icon
Ken Pittman, Chief Operating Officer/Interim Executive Director, CHS
3:20 pm – 3:40 pm Transportation and Parking
Amanda Simmons, Transportation Manager
Rams Head Recreation Center
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Student Resources Fair in Rams Head Recreation Center
Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
4:45 pm – 5:45 pm Reception and GPSF Grad Games Award Ceremony

Parking and Transportation

Parking in near campus is very limited, please plan ahead and use mass transportation if possible.