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TGS Orientation Activities

Modified: September 2, 2015

Below is the list of all orientation week activities new students (or even returning students) may take advantage of:

Thursday, September 10
Pick-up your U-PASS
New students must have submitted a photo to the WildCARD office by August 28 to receive their U-PASS as soon as it becomes available.  The U-PASS is only available to full-time, Activity Fee-paying graduate students. Check the distribution schedule for specific dates and times.

Friday, September 11
Research Resources Forum for Kellogg Ph.D. Students
Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive, Evanston Campus
1:30-4 PM
The Kellogg Research Support staff will first talk about their services. The library will then feature an overview of business databases, copyright, data management, and citation tools.        

Monday, September 14
Understanding your Financial Landscape: Social Sciences                    
TGS Commons, 2122 Sheridan Road, Evanston Campus
2- 3:30pm    
Staff members from The Graduate School will provide an overview on your TGS funding package, including billing and health insurance subsidy.  Students will also receive information regarding payroll and taxes.

Tuesday, September 15
Understanding your Financial Landscape: Arts & Humanities
TGS Commons, 2122 Sheridan Road, Evanston Campus
9:30-11 AM                         
Staff members from The Graduate School will provide an overview on your TGS funding package, including billing and health insurance subsidy.  Students will also receive information regarding payroll and taxes.

Chicago Campus Student Health Insurance FAQ
Weiboldt Hall; Room 250, Chicago Campus
2-2:45 PM
Get all your questions answered about Student Health Insurance, including how to appropriately access urgent care.

Grand Opening of TGS’s Chicago Campus Office
Abbott Hall; Suite 332, 710 N Lake Shore Dr., Chicago Campus
3:30- 5:30pm                                  
Join us at the opening celebration of our Chicago Campus space!  Meet Dean Dwight A. McBride and discover this resource on the Chicago Campus.

Wednesday, September 16
Masters Graduate International Student Orientation (Masters G-ISO)
Hilton Orrington, 1710 Orrington Ave,  Evanston
9:30-11:30 AM                    
At Masters G-ISO, you will learn important information about your visa status, academic culture in the US, NU resources, and make new friends! Please remember, this is specifically for Master's Students.
Registration is required.

Understanding your Financial Landscape: New Master’s Students
TGS Commons, 2122 Sheridan Road, Evanston Campus           
1:30-3 PM
An overview on of the student loan process including billing and health insurance subsidy.           

PhD Graduate International Student Orientation (PhD G-ISO)
Hilton Orrington, 1710 Orrington Ave,  Evanston
1:30- 3:30 PM         
At PhD G-ISO, you will learn important information about your visa status, academic culture in the US, NU resources, and make new friends!  Please remember, this is specifically for PhD International Students.
Registration is required.

New International Student Reception
Hilton Orrington Hotel, 1710 Orrington Ave., Evanston
5-7 PM
Join the International Office for a reception where you can meet more of your peers and kick off the academic year! In order to attend, you must have registered for a either Masters G-ISO or PhD G-ISO.

Thursday, September 17
Understanding your Financial Landscape: PhD Sciences & Engineering
TGS Commons, 2122 Sheridan Road, Evanston Campus
9-10:30 AM
Staff members from The Graduate School will provide an overview on your TGS funding package, including billing and health insurance subsidy.  Students will also receive information regarding payroll and taxes.

Research Resources Forum for Humanities and Social Sciences Ph.D. Students
University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston Campus      
8:30- 2 PM                           
This program introduces incoming doctoral students in humanities and social science disciplines to the vast array of electronic tools and services available for research and scholarship, and provides a venue for exploring some of the ways in which technology can shape intellectual inquiry. Instructors include both faculty and librarians, who partner to explore the intricacies of research techniques and tools in an interdisciplinary environment.

Library Tours for Humanities and Social Sciences PhD Students
University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston Campus
At the conclusion of the Research Resources Form, students will be invited for a guided tour of the University Library.

Friday, September 18
TGS Orientation Day
10- 7 PM, Beginning at Pick-Staiger. View full schedule.

Register to attend here.

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