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New Graduate Student Orientation

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Fall 2024 Blacksburg Orientation for New Graduate Students
Friday, August 23, 2024
9:00am, Graduate Life Center (GLC) Auditorium

Register for orientation!

Students will hear from Graduate School Dean, Dr. Aimee Surprenant, learn about services and opportunities for graduate students, and receive tips and advice from their peers during a graduate student panel.

Check out the summer 2024 new student session slides below:
Getting Started as a Student - June 28

Resources for Spouses/Partners/Children - July 17

You can also view the checklist for grad students, check out events and activities,  learn how to get started as a student, and view the pre-recorded orientation videos below.

Getting Started as a Student

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Support and Resources for Spouses/Partners/Children

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Academic Progress

Title IX for Graduate Students

How to Find Community

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University Libraries

Summer 2024 Sessions for New Students:
Getting Started as a Student (June 28) Slides 
Resources for Spouses/Partners/Children (July 17) Slides