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New Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2014

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Presentation given to incoming IDEV MS students during New Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2014

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New Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2014

  1. 1. Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2014 Getting a lay of the land…
  2. 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqcwUEBK7Jk 20 Questions about ‘Development?’ 2
  3. 3. Luncheon at Hebert Hall Suite 300 Agenda Saturday, August 23, 2013 Welcome & Introductions Academics & Regulations Q&A (followed by 5 minute break) Student Support & Engagement Technology & Connectivity Q&A Events & Activities Lay of the Land (followed by a 5 minute break) Welcome Guide to New Orleans Optional Campus Tour and Personal Time for Administrative Matters Questions & Close 10:30am 11:30am 3:00pm 1:00pm 2:00pm 3:30pm
  4. 4. Welcome & Introduction Colin Crawford Executive Director Kady Weingart Assistant Director The Payson Center: History & Today Brief Personal Introductions of Faculty, Staff and Students Icebreaking Activity – “What have you done that no one else here has done?” Payson project work and upcoming events 4
  5. 5. Academics & Regulations Sheila Favalora Senior Program Manager for Academics MS & MS/JD requirements Core & Elective Courses Summer Institutes University Policies & Academic Standards Q&A 5 minute break 5
  6. 6. Student Support & Engagement Dauphine Sloan Graduate Studies Advisor Advising Meetings Research Interests Jobs Internships TA positions Career Panels 6
  7. 7. Technology & Connectivity Sheila Joy Instructional Technology Specialist Virtual Classrooms Blackboard & Collaborate GoToMeeting TechConnect vs. Technology Services http://tulane.edu/tsweb/ Registering your computer/mobile devices/campus wireless 7
  8. 8. Technology & Connectivity Sheila Joy Instructional Technology Specialist Website People Bio Blogging Hands-on Session scheduled for Wednesday, August 27 at Noon in Hebert Hall Suite 300 Connect with Social Media Payson Computer Lab ARCGIS Q&A 8
  9. 9. Events & Activities Jack Peterson Academic Program Coordinator Laura Ospina M.S. Student Susie Dudis Ph.D. Student Mike Heaney Ph.D. Student Upcoming Events Library-use/Research & Citation Management Tools Workshop Internal Review Board (IRB) Faculty Research Presentation International Development Colloquium Series (IDCS) Happy Hours Current student activities 9
  10. 10. Lunch Break 1:00 to 2:00pm CDT Hiking over to Hebert Hall GoToMeeting will resume at 2:00 PM via same link
  11. 11. Luncheon at Hebert Hall Suite 300 Agenda Saturday, August 23, 2013 Welcome & Introductions Academics & Regulations Q&A (followed by 5 minute break) Student Support & Engagement Technology & Connectivity Q&A Events & Activities Lay of the Land (followed by a 5 minute break) Welcome Guide to New Orleans Optional Campus Tour and Personal Time for Administrative Matters Questions & Close 10:30am 11:30am 3:00pm 1:00pm 2:00pm 3:30pm
  12. 12. Sheila Favalora, Jack Peterson and Laura Ospina Overview of Facilities ID Card General safety - specific to living/being active around campus, Hurricane Plans Campus Food options: LBC, Bruff, secret 24 hour diner, Hillel, PJs locations, Drawing Board - deli in Richardson Memorial, library basement Graduate Carrels Lay of the Land 12
  13. 13. Sheila Favalora, Jack Peterson and Laura Ospina Bike assistance - Tulane & others Overview of shuttles/parking/safe ride services Legal aid Discounts – e-academy, printing through FedEx Lay of the Land 13
  14. 14. Sheila Favalora, Jack Peterson and Laura Ospina Helpful Tulane Organizations GAPSA, OGPS (workshops & link to potential funding sources, travel grants), http://tulane.edu/ogps/ Student Affairs - http://tulane.edu/studentaffairs/ Career Services - http://tulane.edu/hiretulane/ University Services – http://tulane.edu/universityservices/index.cfm shuttle, car rental & car share Lay of the Land (continued) 14
  15. 15. Guide to New Orleans Julie Hernandez, Research Assistant Professor 15
  16. 16. &/or Personal Time for Administrative Matters Uptown Square (+ shuttle waiting room), Bruff Commons, Post Office/ID card, Lavin Berncik Cener for Student Life (LBC) Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT) Boggs (for computer access) Howard Tilton Memorial Library (HTML) Reily, student health center/counseling Financial Aid Career Services Targeted Tour 16
  17. 17. Graduate Student Orientation Fall 2014 Questions & Close

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