Welcome Session and Student Panels

An official welcome from our Dean, Bob Pianta, presentations from our students regarding important resources and transition information. There will be time for Q&A from our new students.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, 7:00 - 8:00PM EST
Zoom webinar, registration required.


Please note these dates are subject to change

Spring 2022
Tuesday, January 18th – Graduate Online Orientation

Summer 2022
Thursday, June 2nd - Summer Graduate Orientation

Fall 2022:
Wednesday, August 17th Online Welcome – All Fall start graduate students
Friday, August 19th - Graduate Orientation in Person
Monday, August 22nd - Undergraduate Orientation in person

Spring 2023:
Tuesday, January 18th – Graduate Online Orientation

Summer 2023: *tentative
Wednesday, June 7th and/or Thursday, June 8th

Welcome Back Program Meetings - New Students

If your program does not have a synchronous time listed for a program welcome back, please reach out directly to your program coordinator

Welcome Back Activities

The week of 1/24 through 1/27 is designated as Welcome Back Week. There will be events happening both on-grounds and virtually.

  • On Grounds Students

    Join us for a Grab and Go Welcome Back event

    • Monday, January 24, Ridley or Bavaro, in the morning
    • Tuesday, January 25, Ridley or Bavaro, in the afternoon
    • Wednesday, January 26, Ridley or Bavaro, in the morning
    • Thursday, January 27, Ridley or Bavaro, lunch time
  • Online Students

    Virtual Welcome Back Week - Discussions and Giveaways

    1/24-1/27, various times, on Canvas

Resources and Welcome Information

Orientation Presentation Videos

  • Orientation Fall 2020
  • Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion