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Graduate Studies Orientation

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

Times and locations are subject to change. Please check your emails and this website for updated information. 

13th Annual Graduate Studies Orientation

  • Date: August 21, 2019
  • Time: 3:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Check in: Starts at 2 pm near Cesar Chavez Statue

Schedule (Program Available for Download)

GRC Mixer

3:00 pm, Kellogg Reading Room (5400)

The Graduate Representative Council (GRC), a graduate student organization, invites new and current grad students to come mingle.

Campus Tour

4:00 pm, Library Plaza

Optional tour for new students and current students.

Resource Fair

5:00 pm, USU Arcade

Explore and learn about campus resources including thesis services, financial aid,  and research support and more.


6:00 pm, USU Amphitheater

Welcome from Dean of Graduate Studies and Research.

Breakout Sessions

7:00 pm, Various Locations

Interactive breakout sessions with your program cohort.

RSVP For Orientation 

RSVP's are now closed for the 2019 event. 


Parking rules and regulations will be enforced and a permit will be required for this event.  If you need to purchase a parking pass 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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Phone: 760-750-4066
Location: Craven Hall 5102 (enter through Founder's Plaza)

student with faculty member

grad student fair

student doing labwork