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
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.