This is the Schedule from the 2016 Orientation and will be updated once the new schedule is finalized
The President’s BBQ, which is usually held on the Thursday night, will be held on Tuesday night (August 16th) this year.
The official grad student orientation schedule can be found here.
International Graduate Student Orientation (August 15th and 16th)
Herzstein Auditorium (Building 35)
More details can be found here.
President’s BBQ (August 16th for all students).
5:30 pm Meet at Valhalla to Walk to President’s BBQ, in front of Keck Hall (Building 43)
6:00 – 8:00 pm President’s BBQ for New Grad Students
General Student Orientation (August 17th for all students).
8:00 – 8:45 am Social Hour, Alice Pratt Brown building (Building 15)
8:45 – 9:00 am Registration, Alice Pratt Brown building (Building 15)
9:00 – 11:30 am Mandatory General Graduate Student* Orientation**, Alice Pratt Brown building (Building 15)
11:45 – 1:15 pm Break Out Sessions and Lunch, locations will vary (lunch is provided)
1:30 – 5:00 pm Refreshments & Socializing, two locations: Graduate Student Commons (west of Building 43) and Rice Memorial Center (Building 63)
1:30 – 3:30 pm Graduate Student Panels, various locations in RMC Student Center (Building 63)
2:30 – 4:30 pm Campus Scavenger Hunt, various locations across campus
5:00 – 7:00 pm GSA Activities Fair and Cookout, Graduate Student Commons (west of Building 43)
5:00 – 8:00 pm GSA Cookout at Valhalla for New Graduate Students, Graduate Student Commons (west of Building 43)
Day after Orientation (August 18th)
9:00 – 11:30 am Lab Safety Training***, Keck Hall 100