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Graduate Student Orientation

Save the date: August 16!

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You are invited to New Graduate Student Orientation!

Every fall, we hold an on-campus orientation to introduce you to key policies, services, and events around campus. Please review the details for this event below. In the meantime, you can review our online orientation, download a copy of our 2016–2017 Orientation Handbook and/or watch our welcome video! If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact us. We wish you the best as you embark on your graduate studies!


The New Graduate Student Orientation is designed to provide you with helpful information and contacts to enhance your academic experience at Texas State. At orientation, we will discuss various topics including transitioning to graduate studies, scholarships, research and travel support, library services, mentoring, student resources, emergency services, campus safety, career services, and Graduate College policies and procedures. Graduate advisors and representatives from other student support offices will be available to answer your questions. 


Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Time: 4–8 p.m.
Place: LBJ Student Center Ballroom
Parking: Matthews Street Garage, LBJ Parking Garage, Edward Gary Garage
Who: incoming graduate students (Family members and friends are not permitted inside the ballroom.)

  We strongly encourage you to arrive early, as parking might be a challenge. Unfortunately, we are not able to validate any parking for orientation.

Schedule + registration coming soon!


  If you require accommodations due to a disability in order to participate, please contact 512.245.2281 at least 72 hours in advance of the event.

  Texas State is a tobacco-free campus.