Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation is designed to help prepare you for academic and professional success as transition into graduate school. You will also have the opportunity to meet and socialize with other AUM graduate students from a variety of disciplines. We look forward to helping you navigate this important juncture in your academic and professional pursuits. 

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Graduate Student Orientation Schedule                                          August 15, 2018

 

5:15-6:00

 

Check in and Browse Session | Buffet Open

 

6:00-6:10

 

University Welcome
Dr. Stockton, Chancellor Auburn University Montgomery
Dr. Varma, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor

 

6:10-6:30

 

Making the Transition to Graduate School
Dr. Matthew Ragland, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies
Panel of three graduate students
Hear from current Master’s level students regarding what to expect as a graduate student from course work to scheduling to final exams.

 

6:30-6:45

 

An Introduction to Graduate School:  Achieving Academic and Professional Success
Possible speakers:  Dr. Venessa Funches and Dr. Glen Ray.
Hear from Dr. Funches and Dr. Ray about cultivating strong relationships with faculty and opportunities for research with faculty.

 

6:45-7:00

 

Navigating Blackboard
Sandra Vigilant

 

7:00-until

 

College/Department Breakout Sessions

 

 

Browse Session           Student Support Services, Academic Support Services, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Dining Services, Housing and Residence Life, Learning Center/Instructional Support Lab, Library, Office of Online and Digital Learning and Bookstore

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