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Graduate Student Orientation Schedule

(For up to date information, please keep checking this webpage.)

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
all events to be held in the
Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, Multipurpose Room
(unless otherwise noted)

9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Register Your Car and Receive Parking Sticker
Visit Public Safety (you must have car with you), located on the corner of Hempstead Tpke. and California Ave.
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Receive Your Hofstra Student ID Card
Visit Hofstra Card Services (located in the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center)
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(check-in at 3:45 p.m.)
Optional Tour of South Campus
Meet your campus tour guide for a fun and interactive tour of student services and academic buildings on the south campus. Check in at the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, Multipurpose Room at 3:45pm. The tour will leave promptly at 4 p.m. Please dress accordingly for an outside walking tour.
4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Check-in and Buffet Dinner
Arrive at the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center, Multipurpose Room
5:15 p.m. Welcome and Overview
Dr. Terri Shapiro, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of Graduate Studies
Monica Conforti, Director of Graduate Recruitment
5:20 p.m. Provost's Address
Dr. Gail M. Simmons, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
5:30 p.m. Meet Your Table
5:35 p.m. Welcome and Tips for Success from a Graduate Student
6 p.m. Academic and Student Support Services Panel Discussion
Student Computing Services, Library, The Writing Center, The Career Center, Student  Access Services, Student Financial Services, Academic Records
6:45 p.m. Hofstra Honor Code
Dr. Warren Frisina, Dean of Honors College and Associate Professor of Religion
6:55 p.m. Scholarship and Research Integrity
Dr. Robert Brinkman, Vice Provost for Scholarship and Engagement, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
7:05 p.m. Hofstra Community Standards and Safety Panel Discussion
Dean of Students and the Office of Community Standards, Public Safety, Title IX
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dessert Reception
Graduate student group representatives will be hosting tables while students can meet new friends, faculty, and program directors.
8:30 p.m. Movie Night
Join International Student Affairs for a movie night in the Sondra and David S. Mack Student Center Theatre (adjacent to the Multipurpose Room).

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