College of Engineering New Graduate Student Welcome


Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The College of Engineering New Graduate Student Welcome serves as the kick-off for the fall term. The event provides an introduction to graduate studies and life in the College of Engineering, and is complemented by the other orientation events listed below. The New Graduate Student Welcome is sponsored by the College of Engineering Office of Graduate Education.

Presentations from our 9/2/15 Welcome Session

Resources for Incoming Students

2015 College of Engineering New Graduate Student Welcome Schedule
Stamps Auditorium (Walgreen Drama Center) Directions & Map

1:00-1:15         Welcome Remarks from the Office of Graduate Education and the Associate Dean for Graduate Education

1:15-1:55         Presentations on Student Services:

      • Computer Aided Engineering Network
      • Engineering Career Resource Center
      • Library
      • Counseling and Psychological Services
      • Responsible Conduct in Research Program
      • Engineering Graduate Symposium 

1:55-2:15         Keynote Address on How to Be a Successful Graduate Student

2:15-2:25         Break

2:25-2:55         Graduate Student Life Panel

Lurie Reflecting Pool

3:00-4:30         Ice Cream Social with Department  

Michigan Union, 530 S. State St., Ann Arbor Map & Floorplans

6:30-8:30        Social Event:  During this free event, light appetizers will be served in the Pendleton Room (on the second floor of the Michigan Union), and across the hall in the UM Billiards Room, you can play pool, foosball, table tennis, Wii, and XBox.  This is a great opportunity to meet students from outside your department!