We are excited to welcome over 400 new students to Ph.D. and M.S. programs in the Physical Sciences Division (PSD) this fall. Several orientations throughout your first few days on campus will provide information and guidance. Please see the overview of important sessions below.
International Student Orientation
Friday, September 13, 2019
This welcome session is designed to help international students accomplish new student tasks like completing tax paperwork, understanding immunization requirements, and meeting immigration obligations. There's also an ice cream social so you can get to know other new international students!
Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20, 2019
This session will allow graduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds (Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American) to hear from current students, staff, and faculty on navigating the University of Chicago and resources on campus. Note that each day has registration, so if you plan to attend both days you should register twice. RSVP via Grad Gargoyle>> (Go to Events > GRAD Events > Search and RSVP)
PSD Welcome & Orientation
Tuesday September 24th, 2019
International House: Assembly Hall
1414 E. 59th St. Chicago IL, 60637
|8:00-9:00 AM||Check-In & Breakfast|
|9:00-9:10 AM||Welcome Remarks|
|Angela Olinto, Dean, PSD
Aaron Dinner, Deputy Dean of M.S. Programs, PSD
|9:10-9:20 AM||PSD Office of the Dean of Students|
Michael Foote, Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs
|9:20-9:35 AM||PSD Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Office|
|Neli Fanning, EDI Director, PSD
Jordan Kemp, Student, Physics
Abby Stevens, Student, Statistics
|9:35-9:50 AM||Financial Wellness|
|Emily Easton, Associate Director, Graduate Administrative Services, UChicagoGRAD|
|9:50-10:15 AM||Student Health & Counseling Services|
|Jennifer Conor, Director of Clinical Operations|
|10:15-10:45 AM||International House | Office of International Affairs|
Denise Jorgens, Director, International House
|10:45-11:10 AM||Escort to Main Quad for Opening Processional|
Event is free.
Persons with disabilities who may need assistance should contact International House in advance of the program at 773-753-2274 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UChicagoGRAD Student Orientation Program
Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:30 AM-5:00 PM
See full schedule
Department and Program Orientations