Graduate Student Orientation

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Contact:

Sally Hillman Redman, Associate Director of Graduate Admission

Address:

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

Phone:

215-596-7504

Email:

s.redman@usciences.edu

Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation is held prior to each fall and spring semester. Graduate students are required to join us for the upcoming Orientation.  Online students are welcome to attend, but not required to do so.  Registration for Fall 2019 Orientation will be available in the summer.

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

Fall Semester Orientation

MS, PhD, and Certificate Students

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

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

  • 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 19. 2019

  • 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 20, 2019

  • 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