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Pre-orientation & Orientation Activities

August 24, 2014

Time: 3:00 - 4:15 PM | Location: Summit Room, 4th Floor Idaho Commons
Graduate Student Resource Tables
Fair-style tables containing valuable information for those new to the university.
Participants typically include:
  • Writing Center
  • Thesis and Dissertation Assistance
  • Graduate & Professional Student Association
  • Health Center/Medical Location Options
  • Counseling and Testing Center
  • Statistical Assistance Center
  • Woman's Center
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Sustainability Center
  • Student clubs and more
Orientation/Welcome
Time: 4:15 - 5:15 PM | Location:  Summit Room, 4th Floor Idaho Commons
  • Opening Remarks and Overview of the University of Idaho | President or Provost (TBA)
  • Welcome to Graduate School | Dr. Jie Chen, Dean
  • Quick Tips for Success | Dr. Jerry McMurtry, Associate Dean
  • Welcome by GPSA President | Anthony St. Claire
  • Peer Advice | Panel of Graduate Students
  • Get acquainted with your classmates, staff and current students. Soft drinks served.

President’s Welcome BBQ | 5:15 - 7:00 PM | Location: Administration Lawn
The President cordially invites you and your immediate family to join him for this festive kick-off to school year! It’s FREE! There is a delicious menu planned complete with both vegetarian and meat-lovers options. The Marching Band and other live music for your entertainment.


Pre-orientation Activities

You will find the following action items on the left-hand side of this webpage:

  • Set Up Your Accounts
  • Review the Class Schedule
  • Register for Classes | Fall Registration begins April 21 at 7:00 pm PT
  • Buy your Books
  • Pay your Fees
  • Moscow campus student? Find a Place to Live - on-campus apartments | off-campus 
  • Coeur d’Alene, Boise or Idaho Falls Student? Check your campus center website for special events.

Virtual Orientation Activities:

All new graduate students should review and view these items before the end of the first semester.

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President’s Welcome BBQ

Location: Administration Lawn
Time: 5:15 - 7:00 PM

The President cordially invites you and your immediate family to join him for this festive kick-off to school year! It’s FREE! There is a delicious menu planned complete with both vegetarian and meat-lovers options. The Marching Band and other live music for your entertainment.