Monday, August 22, 2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm Arrival & Department Check-in at Clarkson University
9:00am - 12:00pm Chemistry Placement Exam 1 (Science Center 138) - Chemistry Students ONLY
Tuesday, August 23
8:45am - 9:30am Orientation Meeting (CAMP 176)
9:30am - 10:30am Campus Tour (Begins in CAMP)
10:30am - 10:45am Career Center Welcome (ERC 2300)
1:00pm - 3:30pm ESL testing for international students (Science Center 162) -International Students ONLY
1:00pm - 4:00pm Chemistry Placement Exam 2 (Science Center 138) - Chemistry Students ONLY
6:00pm - 7:30pm Graduate Student Welcome Reception (Cheel Commons)
Wednesday, August 24
9:00am - 12:00pm Chemistry Placement Exam 3 (Science Center 138) - Chemistry Students ONLY
9:15am - 11:00am ISE Orientation (TAC 208) - ISE Students ONLY
2:00pm - 3:00pm Graduate International Student Session (Snell 214) - International Students ONLY
3:00pm - 3:30pm Academic Integrity Session (Snell 214)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Sexual Harassment & Misconduct (Snell 214)
Thursday, August 25
9:00am - 12:00pm Chemistry Placement Exam 4 (Science Center 138) - Chemistry Students ONLY
1:00pm - 3:30pm ESL Make-up Testing (Snell 177) - International Chemistry Students & Late Arrival International Students ONLY)
Friday, August 26
9:00am - 12:00pm Chemistry Placement Exam 5 (Science Center 138) - Chemistry Students ONLY
1:00pm - 4:00pm TA Training for New Teaching Assistants (TBD) - Students with Teaching Assistantships ONLY
EVERY SESSION ON THE ABOVE SCHEDULE THAT APPLIES TO YOU IS MANDATORY. YOU MUST ATTEND ALL ORIENTATION SESSIONS AS REQUIRED!!!
1. Chemistry Placement Exams are for new Chemistry graduate students ONLY. Other graduate students should not sit for these exams.
2. ESL Testing and the Graduate International Student session apply to international graduate students ONLY. Other graduate students should not attend these sessions.
3 ESL Make-up Testing is ONLY for international Chemistry students taking the placement exam at the time of the original ESL exam and those students with approved late arrivals. All other international students should take the ESL exam at the original time.
4. TA training is ONLY for those students who have been offered/accepted a teaching assistantship position. Other students should not attend this session.
Optional Orientation Activities
Friday, August 26, 7pm - Welcome by President Collins (Cheel Arena)
Friday, August 26, 9:30pm - Adrenaline Comedy of Brian Rudo (Forum)
Friday, August 26, 10:30pm - Movie on the Lawn: The Jungle Book (Cheel Lawn/Forum)
Saturday, August 27, 2:00pm - "Beyond the Classroom" (Forum)
Saturday, August 27, 3:00pm - "Your Rights Under Title IX" (Cheel Arena)
Saturday, August 27, 4:00pm - The Amazing Race Meet at Portside statue outside Cheel
Saturday, August 27, 8:30pm - Comedian Steve Hofstetter (Forum)
Saturday, August 27, 10:30pm - Movie on the Lawn Cheel Lawn (Forum if raining)
Sunday, August 28, 7pm - Convocation (Cheel Arena)
Monday, August 29, 7pm - Volunteer Fair + 60 Seconds of Service (Student Center)
Tuesday, August 30, 7pm - Activities Fair (Cheel Arena)