Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 19, 2022

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

     Arrive at Loeb Theater

9:00 AM to 9:55 AM - Presentations

     Welcome from Alex Seto - Purdue Graduate Student Government (PGSG) President

     Linda Mason, Ph.D. - Dean of the Graduate School 

     The Honorable John Dennis - Mayor of West Lafayette, Indiana

     Zenephia Evans, Ph.D. - Associate Dean of Students, Education and Advocacy

     PGSG Team – Community/ Recreation/ Campus Organizations/ Traditions

     Purdue Federal Credit Union - Event Sponsor 

10:00 AM to 10:30 PM - Panel

     Graduate Student Panel - What I Wish I Would Have Known My First Year of Graduate School

10:45 AM to 12:45 PM - Resource Fair & Professional Headshots

      Purdue Memorial Union - South Ballroom - Resource Fair

     Stewart Center 218 - Professional Headshots

Professional Development Workshops

     1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   Loeb Playhouse - Dean Linda Mason

  •      What Hats Are You Wearing? Student, Employee, or Researcher? A Survival Guide 

     1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   Stewart 218  - Student Health Services

  •      What You Need to Know About Your Purdue Health Insurance

     2:15 PM – 3:15 PM   Loeb Playhouse - Dean Linda Mason

  •      Impostor Syndrome

    2:15 PM – 3:15 PM   Stewart 218 - CAPS

  •      Protecting Your Mental Health During Graduate School