Graduate Student Orientation, Wednesday, August 14, 2024, 9:00AM-4:00PM
Time Activity
Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
9:00 am – 9:45 am

Campus tour (optional) -Meet tour guide at Carolina Club

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Breakfast at The Carolina Club

  • Light breakfast
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Welcome to Carolina!

Graduate School Leadership

University Resources

11:00 am – 11:15 pm


11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Faculty Panel Facilitated by Brian Rybarczyk

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Student Panel Facilitated by Laura Thorp

Kenan Memorial Stadium, Blue Zone (a short walk from the Carolina Club)
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Resource fair, lunch, and networking at the Blue Zone

Meet Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG), learn about student mental health and wellbeing resources, student affairs, and more.

Kenan Pines
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Graduate Student Social (co-sponsored by Graduate and Professional Student Government)

Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breakout sessions I

Campus Health
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Campus Health Open House — free cookies!

Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Campus tour (optional)

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Breakout sessions II

Parking and Transportation

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