Orientation Schedule for AM Session Ticket Holders
6:30 - 8:00 Check-in
Pick up name tags at tables in front of the Student Union
up the west stairs to the Ballroom. Light refreshments served.
8:15 Welcome and Introductions
Dr. David Bruck, Associate Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies &
Research and Dr. Renee Barnett Terry, Interim Vice-President of
8:30 Departmental Presentations
Bursar, Meg Deiss
Registrar, Joni Talley
Student Conduct, Shannon Quihuiz
Counseling, Jennifer Morazes
Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations, Tricia Foust
Graduate Studies & Research, Dr. David Bruck
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 Student and Faculty Speakers
Student Panel led by Leann Cherkasky Makhni, Interim Director
International Student and Scholar Services Director, International
Special Guest Speaker, Dr. Guna Selvaduray, Director, Biomedical
Engineering Program, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering
11:30 Visa and Health Information
Mandatory Attendance for F-1 Visa Students
Laura Covey and Khim Lok, International Student Scholar and Services
Student Union Ballroom
11:45 Financial Aid and Scholarships
Domestic students only
Carolyn Guel, Financial Aid and Dr. David Bruck, Graduate Studies &
Student Union Theater
12:15 End of AM Presentations
Additional Self-Selecting Activities Students May Attend After AM Session
A Resource Fair will be set up from 11:30 to 1:30 throughout the 1st Floor of the Student Union and around the Student Union patio. AM Session students are encouraged to attend from the time their program morning program is finished until closing at 1:30. See Graduate Orientation Resource Fair for more details of important campus resources.
Library tours are available on a first-come first-served basis. Sign up sheets will be available at 1:30 for tours at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. The Library Resource Fair table can be found across from the name tag tables on the Student Union patio.
Campus tours will be available until 3:00 p.m. on a first-come first-served basis.
A poster session highlighting SJSU student research competition winners will be ongoing throughout the day.