New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation, Monday, January 12, 2015
New Student Orientation in Leon Johnson Hall 339 at 8:30am
Continental breakfast will be provided at 8:30am with the actual orientation beginning at 9:00am
New GTA Orientation, Tuesday, January 13, 2015
New GTA Training will be in Leon Johnson Hall 339 at 8:00am
Continental breakfast will be provided at 8:00am with the actual training beginning at 8:30am

To RSVP to the Spring 2015 graduate student orientation and GTA training, click here.

Once you attend the orientation, please take a minute to fill out the survey found below:

Post Orientation Survey

The links below you take you to handouts and videos from the sessions. Please take the time to review each video (5-15 minutes in length).  These videos on the General New Student Orientation link are mandatory for all graduate students to view.

Graduate Teaching Assistants should watch the GTA videos below for guidance in a variety of teaching areas.  In addition, GTA’s must take the Equity Training by the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE).

General New Student Orientation Training Materials & Videos
GTA Training Materials and Videos

Any questions about the videos or links, contact:


2014 Orientation

New graduate students meet one another and become acquainted with MSU during orientation.