Students do not need to attend the orientation for the whole day, but online registration is required and will be available starting August 17, 2009. Descriptions for several sessions of interest are posted below, but a full schedule, registration information, and additional details can be found here: http://gsas.nyu.edu/page/grad.events.orientation.
Sessions of Interest:Academic Support Services: NYU Libraries
NYU Libraries hold collections totaling more than 4 million volumes, almost 5 million microforms, 500,000 government documents, 80,000 sound and video recordings and a wide range of electronic resources. Subject area specialist librarians will provide a detailed overview of the available resources to get you started and discuss best research practices.
Graduate School Transition Seminars, “What I Wish I knew …”
Targeted sessions for doctoral and master’s candidates in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Whether you are a recent grad, were part of the work force, or are still working, graduate school presents new challenges. What are you likely to face as you begin your graduate school career? How can you thrive in this new environment? Graduate students and representatives from the GSAS Office of Graduate Enrollment Services will speak to a range of transitional issues and tell you about the resources available to ease your transition. Panelists will provide useful tips and strategies based on what they have learned through teaching, mentoring and graduate study at the Graduate School of Arts and Science.NYU Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)
Recommended for GSAS International Students
The Office of International Students and Scholars provides comprehensive support, advisory services and programs for NYU's international students, scholars, and their dependents. Lead by OISS’s administrators, this session will discuss the resources available to GSAS international graduate students.