New graduate students socialize between sessions at New Graduate Student Welcome

Fall 2014 New Graduate Student Welcome

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Union South, 2nd Floor

The Graduate School invites all newly admitted graduate students to attend the Fall New Graduate Student Welcome event. Don't miss this opportunity to mingle with Graduate School deans and staff, hear from a panel of current students about grad student life, learn about the many campus and community resources available to you, and meet other new graduate students from across campus.  We hope you will join us.

All new students will be sent an email invitation with registration link in July.

TENTATIVE Welcome Schedule - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

11:30am - 1:30pmCheck-In

11:30am - 1:30pm

Resource Fair--Representatives from more than 35 campus and community services answer your questions and provide assistance.


Information Session: Research, Funding and Professional Development Resources

*NOTE: There will be concurrent sessions with the same content

  •  The Office of Professional Development & Engagement, Graduate School
  •  The Writing Center
  •  The UW Libraries and Grants Information Collection
  •  The Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources (OFFR), Graduate School
  •  The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) and Software Training for Students (STS)
1:30pm - 2:30pmGraduate Student Panel: Presentation and Question & Answer Session 
2:30pm - 4:00pmMeet & Greet/Reception

At the Welcome event, you will check in using your Wiscard, the official UW-Madison identification card. You can obtain your card by visiting the Wiscard Office in Union South with some form of personal identification, such as a valid passport or U.S. Driver's license.