2017 Graduate & Professional Student Orientation
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
2:00 – 5:00 pm Orientation at Soldiers & Sailors
5:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome Picnic and cookout at the Cathedral of Learning log cabin lawn
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum
Welcome Address (2 pm):
Kenyon Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students
Dr. Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives
Presentation Breakout Sessions:
Title IX: Students will have the opportunity to learn about current policies and procedures at Pitt regarding Title IX, the US statute against sex discrimination in programs receiving federal financial assistance. Potential situations will be presented.
Utilizing Resources Panel: Students will participate in a panel discussion with University resource leaders including Student Health, Transportation and Parking, Benefits, and the University Library System.
Graduate & Professional Student Panel: Students will participate in a panel discussion with current Graduate and Professional students.
Resource Fair (3 pm):
Interact with over 30 diverse resources available to Pitt graduate and professional students. Take the opportunity to join cultural organizations.
PICNIC & COOKOUT
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Venue : Cathedral of Learning Log Cabin Lawn
Join fellow graduate and professional students for an evening of food, games, giveaways, music and fun.