students attending orientation session


Each fall, we encourage new TGS students to get acquainted with our community through informative sessions related to onboarding procedures, your career and getting the most out of graduate life. This is a great opportunity to make connections while learning valuable information.

2018 TGS New Student Orientation
Monday, September 17, 2018, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

The Graduate School (TGS) is pleased to welcome you to Northwestern during our 2018 New Student Orientation on September 17 at the following locations:

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall
The day will begin with check-in at 8:30 AM at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, followed by a series of presentations from TGS and campus partner representatives.

Norris University Center and South Lakefill
After the presentations, several afternoon activities will commence nearby from 12:30 - 3:00 PM at Norris University Center and the South Lakefill. Enjoy a complimentary picnic lunch, visit our campus partner and graduate student organization resource fairs, take a library tour, complete your E-verify and Electronic I-9, and pick up your U-Pass if you submitted your Wildcard photo ahead of time.

Presentations and Resources

Below are the presentations and resources for our 2018 TGS New Student Orientation: