Is Orientation required?

We strongly recommend that graduate students view this year’s online webinar. It will contain a lot of important and helpful information.

Do all departments participate in the same Online Orientation?

Incoming graduate students in the following academic programs should plan to view the Online Graduate Orientation Webinar in addition to any new student programming scheduled directly by your department:

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
School of Architecture
Roski School of Art and Design
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
School of Cinematic Arts
Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Ostrow School of Dentistry (except for Dentistry and Craniofacial Biology students)
School of Dramatic Arts
Rossier School of Education
Davis School of Gerontology
Keck School of Medicine (except for Doctor of Medicine students)
Thornton School of Music
School of Pharmacy
Price School of Public Policy
Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Students in the following will only attend any orientation events specifically for their program of study:

Leventhal School of Accounting
Marshall School of Business
Bovard College
Viterbi School of Engineering
Gould School of Law
Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Craniofacial Biology
Dentistry
Doctor of Medicine

Will there be other informational sessions for graduate students?

YES! Stay tuned. You are also welcome to check out our Resources page, specifically the Student Life tab, for helpful online resources.