Orientation for newly admitted Chemistry M.S. and Chemistry Ph.D. students lasts one full week and includes proficiency exams, lab safety, GTA training, and registration advising. Each orientation day will last approximately from 9 am until 5 pm with an hour lunch break. Attendance is mandatory.

Fall 2018 Orientation Dates: Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 17, 2018.

Additional Orientations

The Graduate College offers a University wide orientation. This orientation is not mandatory, but recommended. International students are expected to attend a mandatory immigration orientation session. Incoming graduate teaching assistants and graders are expected to complete all of the mandatory training before the beginning of classes. The department will contact you with the the level of training you will be required to take.