Schedule: 3:00-7:00 pm, Statler Hall Auditorium
3:00-4:30 pm Welcome & Overview of Issues Specific to International Grads
Topics to be covered:
4:30-4:45 pm Break (15 minutes)
4:45-5:30 pm "Adjusting to Academic Culture in the US"
Associate Dean Jan Allen will make introductory remarks and then moderate a panel discussion. A panel of continuing Cornell graduate students will address such topics as: transitioning to a new academic culture, academic expectations and ethical concerns at Cornell, tips for developing a relationship with your faculty advisor, language barriers and other issues.
5:30-7:00 pm International Student Organization Fair and Welcome Reception
Enjoy light refreshments and get to know some of your fellow new students while you browse the International Student Organization Fair and learn about the variety of student organizations and activities at Cornell. Spouses and partners are encouraged to attend this orientation event.
Note: This orientation program is not mandatory, but all new international graduate and professional students are strongly encouraged to attend. If you are unable to attend this program, you are invited to attend our General International Student Orientation program on Monday, August 20, 2018 (tentative) from 2:30-4:30 pm in location to be determined.