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Graduate Student Orientation

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    Kendra King, Associate Director of Transfer and Graduate Admission


    University of the Sciences
    600 South 43rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495  




    Virtual Graduate Student Orientation

    We’re excited for you to take the next step in your education at USciences! To familiarize yourself with USciences campus, faculty, and staff, graduate students (except those enrolled in online programs) are required to join us for Orientation:

    Orientation is the best way to become acclimated and complete necessary steps to get started—you will:

    • Meet your program director, faculty, and fellow students
    • Learn how to access University systems

    As you get ready to start on campus for the fall make sure to review our New Graduate Student Resource Page.

    International students—please reach out to Bill Keyes ( with any questions about starting at USciences. Bill will be contacting you with any information before you start on campus.

    Spring Semester Orientation

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022
    Via Zoom Meeting

    • 6–6:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction to Student Resources
      • Graduate Program Director
      • Public Safety
      • Student Health and Counseling
      • Financial Aid and Billing
    • 6:30–7:30 p.m. Meet with Program Directors and Course Selection
    • At your convenience: Virtual Campus Tour

    We are using Zoom, a video conferencing tool. If you are not familiar or need help getting set up, there is support available from Zoom and our Admission team. If you have questions or issues the day of the event, send a text to (215) 201-4891, and one of our staff members will reach out. 

    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the University is committed to providing equal access to all activities and programs. If you have a disability and require any accommodations (e.g. captioning, sign language interpreting, etc.) to participate in any Orientation events, please contact Kaitlyn Martin, Program Coordinator for Student Accommodations, at