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Graduate Studies Orientation and Mixer

Incoming and continuing graduate students are invited to attend this annual affair where INSPIRATION begins

SAVE THE DATE: August 23, 2017
Time: 4:00 - 8:00 PM

Campus Tour | 4:00 PM 
Cougar Central, Craven Hall 3rd floor

Resource Fair Mixer | 5:00 PM | University Student Union Arcade
Enjoy complimentary refreshments while exploring and learning about important campus resources including thesis services, financial aid, and research support. Also enter a raffle at each information table. Last year's raffle included over 20 great prizes!

Graduate Studies Convocation | 6:00 PM | Univerisity Student Union Amphitheater 
Hear from successful alumni about their experiences and learn best practices from university administrators. The raffle winners will be announced at the end of the convocation.

Breakout Sessions | 7:00 PM | various locations 
Discover the unique attributes of your graduate program by participating in interactive breakout sessions. Network and converse with your peers and faculty as you gain greater insight into your field.

Parking rules and regulations will be enforced and a permit will be required for this event.  If you need to purchase a parking pass for Fall 2016 contact Parking and Commuter Services. The recommended parking area for the Graduate Studies Orientation & Mixer is in Parking Structure 1.

For more information contact the Office of Graduate Studies and Research at (760) 750-4066 or

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updated as of June 30, 2016

Breakout Sessions:

Biological Science TBD
Biotechnology TBD
Business TBD
Computer Science TBD
Cybersecurity TBD
Education - EdD TBD
Education - General TBD
Education - Admin TBD
Education - Special TBD
Education - Literacy TBD
History TBD
Kinesiology TBD
Literature & Writing TBD
Mathematics TBD
Nursing TBD
Psychological Science TBD
Public Health TBD
Sociological Practice TBD
Social Work TBD
Spanish TBD
Speech-Language Path TBD