New graduate students attend an informational session at New Graduate Student Welcome
The following summarizes the fall 2013 New Graduate Student Welcome event hosted for graduate students.
We invite all new UW-Madison graduate students to attend the New Graduate Student Welcome and other Welcome Week events sponsored by the Graduate School. Don't miss this opportunity to mingle with Graduate School deans and staff, hear from a panel of current students about grad student life, attend informative workshops, learn about the many resources available to you, and meet other new students.
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Welcome Schedule - Wednesday, August 28, 2013
|11:30am-1:30pm||Check-In (2nd Floor, Union South)|
|Resource Fair (Varsity Hall II)Representatives from more than 35 campus and community services answer your questions and provide assistance. Visit their tables and talk in person with informative individuals.|
|Information Session: Research, Funding and Professional Development Resources*NOTE: There will be two concurrent sessions with the same content, one beginning at 12:00 pm in the Marquee, and the other at 12:15 pm in Varsity Hall I.|
|Divisional Panels: Current Graduate Students - Presentation and Question & Answer Session Meet with your program's divisional associate dean and a panel of seasoned graduate students who will answer the large and small questions you have about everything from what can make your graduate student life easier and less stressful to establishing and maintaining relationships with faculty and staff in your program.|
|Meet & Greet/Reception (Varsity Hall III)Enjoy refreshments at this informal reception as you get to know people from the Graduate School, from your own program or from across campus.|
At the Welcome event, you will check in using your Wiscard, the official UW-Madison identification card. If you haven't yet obtained your Wiscard, you can do so by visiting the Wiscard Office in Union South with some form of personal photo identification (such as a valid passport or U.S. driver's license).
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