All new Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students are invited to attend the Graduate School’s 2017-2018 annual orientations on August 23rd and 24th.

TA Orientation will take place from 8:15AM to 3:00PM in Stodder Hall on Wednesday, August 23rd. It is intended only for graduate students who have received teaching assistantship appointments for the 2017-18 academic year.

Schedule for TA Day

The day’s highlights include:

  • Stepping into the TA Role – TA Handbook
  • TA Basics: MaineStreet navigation, payroll & insurance
  • Seminars on Leading Discussions & Teaching in Laboratories
  • Sessions on diversity and technology in the Classroom
  • TA Campus resources

New Graduate Student Orientation will take place from 8:15AM to 3:00PM in Neville Hall on Thursday, August 24th.

Schedule for New Graduate Orientation

The day’s highlights include:

  • Introduction to the Graduate School administration and Graduate Student Government (GSG)
  • MaineStreet, payroll, health services & insurance seminars
  • Grants Workshop
  • Campus Tour
  • A presentation from Maine Career Connect
  • Evening Social