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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 2017 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 15, 2017

Breakout Sessions:

Biological Science MARK 205
Biotechnology TBD
Business TBD
Computer Science MARK 101
Cybersecurity MARK 211
Education - EdD MARK 106
Education - General MARK 209
Education - Admin MARK 105
Education - Special MARK 208
Education - Literacy TBD
Health Information Mgmt MARK 107
History SBSB 2102
Kinesiology MARK 203
Literature & Writing MARK 308
Mathematics COM 206
Nursing TBD
Psychological Science TBD
Public Health TBD
Sociological Practice SBSB 1103
Social Work MARK 125
Spanish MARK 201
Speech-Language Path TBD