Graduate Student Orientation

In This Section

    Contact:

    Randi Miller, Associate Director of Student Life

    Address:

     Office Location: Whitecar Hall, 1007
    University of the Sciences
    600 South 43rd Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495  

    Phone:

    267-295-3174

    Email:

    ra.miller@usciences.edu

    Graduate Student Orientation

    Graduate Student Orientation is held before every fall and spring semester. Graduate students are required to join us for the upcoming orientation to be held (unless enrolled in online programs):

    USciences campus
    600 S. 43rd St., Philadelphia, PA

    Graduate Student Orientation offers you an opportunity to visit and familiarize yourself with USciences campus, faculty and staff. Please feel free to download a campus map with driving directions.

    At Orientation, you will:

    • Receive your Student ID card
    • Meet your program director, faculty, and fellow students
    • Register for classes
    • Activate your USciences email and network accounts
    • Learn how to access WebAdvisor (the student information system), Blackboard (the course management system), and remote Library resources

    Online registration  When registering, please select an RSVP option even if you cannot attend Orientation.

    Fall Semester Orientation

    MS, PhD, and Certificate Students

    Online students are welcome to attend, but are not required to do so.

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    • 5:00–5:30 pm    Welcome and Check-in
    • 5:30–7:00 pm     Student Resource Fair
        • University IDs
        • Meet with Program Directors and Course Selection
        • Setting Up Email Accounts
        • Obtaining Network Access and Course Registration

    International Students

    These students MUST attend both dates.

    Monday, August 20, 2018

    • 1:00–2:30 pm    International Student Welcome Meeting (for international students only)
    • 2:30–3:00 pm    Student IDs are taken
    • 3:00–4:00 pm    Meet with current international graduate students

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    • 5:00–5:30 pm    Welcome and Check-in
    • 5:30–7:00 pm     Student Resource Fair
        • University IDs
        • Meet with Program Directors and Course Selection
        • Setting Up Email Accounts
        • Obtaining Network Access and Course Registration