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 Graduate Students: The panel is 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
Dr. Venessa Funches: cultivating strong relationships with faculty

Dr. Glen Ray: opportunities for research with faculty

 

6:45-7:00

 

Navigating Blackboard
Sandra Vigilant

 

 

Browse Session includes but is not limited to: Student Affairs, Warhawk Academic Success Center, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Dining Services, Housing and Residence Life, Learning Center/Instructional Support Lab, Library, Office of Online and Digital Learning

The Bookstore will be open for the duration of orientation. You will be able to make your student ID, purchase textbooks, and purchase attentional materials.

There will be an opportunity to purchase and pick up your parking pass. Parking passes are $30 per year.

 

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