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Mandatory BME Graduate Student Orientation
Fall 2019 - Schedule of Events

Below is the list of activities and information sessions being held during orientation.  Please pay attention to the "mandatory" information in italics to know what sessions you will need to attend.  There are several different graduate programs that are meeting from BME this week

Monday, August 12, 2019

12:00pm- 1:30pm

Welcome Lunch with Current Graduate Students and schedule overview
Room: MJIS 1001 
Mandatory for all students                                                     

1:30pm- 3:00pm

BME Safety and Blood Borne Pathogen Training
Room: MJIS 2001
Mandatory for all PhD and Master's thesis students

3:00pm- 4:00pm  Business Office Introduction
Room: MJIS 2001
Mandatory for all PhD and Master's thesis students
4:00pm- 5:00pm BME PhD Graduate Program Overview (IBSc will have a separate program overview)
Room: MJIS 2001
Mandatory for all BME PhD students

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

8:30 am- 9:30am

Thesis Master's program overview and breakfast
Room: MJIS 2001
Mandatory for all BME thesis Master's students

9:30am- 10:00am Travel to Co-Rec from MJIS 2001; Others to Meet in Lobby of Co-Rec
10:00am- Noon

Boilermaker Challenge Indoor Course
Sneakers and athletic clothes are a must as this is a hands on team building event.
Room: MAC Gym, Co-Rec
Mandatory for all students

Noon- 1:30pm  

Lunch on your own

1:30pm- 3:30pm BME Teaching Assistantship Orientation
Room: MJIS 2001
Mandatory attendance for all BME TA's 
7 pm ?

BMEGSA Night Out at Sgt. Preston's
Appetizers will be provided
Location: 6 N. 2nd St. Lafayette, IN

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Professional Master's Day

8:15am- 3:00pm 

CANCELLED

All Campus Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation (TAs)
Room: Class of 1950 Lecture Hall (CL50)
Mandatory attendance for TAs

8:30am- 9:30am

Professional Master's breakfast and program overview
Room/Location: Another Broken Egg Cafe  
516 Northwestern Ave. West Lafayette, IN 47906
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

10:00am- 11:30am

"Being the Best You" Presentation with Professor Joel Ebarb
Room: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

11:30am Noon

Co-op/Internship Overview for Graduate Students
Presenters: Joe Tort, Assistant Director Global Education
                   Aimee Griggs, Program Information Specialist

Room: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

Noon 1:00pm

Lunch with all new Engineering Professional Master's students
Room: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

12:45pm 1:00pm

Dean's Office Remarks
Dr. Dana Weinstein, Associate Dean of Graduate Education
Room: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

1:00pm 2:00pm

Industry and Alumni Panel-Career Preparation through a PMP Experience
Room/Location: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

2:00pm 3:00pm

myCCO: Online Resume Referral, Interview Scheduling and Job Search, Center of Career Opportunities (CCO)
Room/Location: FRNY G140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

3:00pm 4:00pm

Writing your Resume & Preparing for Career Fairs
Presenter: Joanne Lax
Room/Location: FRNYG140
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students

4:00pm 5:30pm PMP Social Mixer and Boilermaker Special Rides
Room/Location: PMU West Faculty Lounge
Mandatory for BME Professional Master's students
9:00pm- 11:00pm Trivia Night at Stacked Pickle with BMEGSA
516 Northwestern Ave. West Lafayette, IN

Thursday, August 15, 2018

9:00am – 10:00am

IBSC Orientation Breakfast with faculty, staff and current students.
Room: MJIS 1001
Mandatory for new IBSC students.

9:30am- 10:30am

Photos--Professional photos will be taken.  These photos will be used on the website and for BME and IBSC news announcements like awards, fellowships, etc.
Dress will need to be business casual.
Room:  MJIS 1083
Mandatory for all students

10:30am-  12:00pm

Introduction to Storytelling and Plagiarism Workshop
This will be the last piece of your Responsible Conduct in Research requirement.  You will need to bring in your signed form to our office no later than Monday, August 19th at 4:00 pm. (You will receive this form during the Plagiarism workshop)
Room: MJIS 1001
Mandatory for PhD and Thesis Master's students

12:00pm- 12:30pm Machine Shop Tour
12:30pm 1:30pm BTDR Programmatic Lunch with Faculty (Tentative)

Friday, August 16, 2018

Graduate School Information Day

8:00 am- 4:30 pm

Schedule of Events and Contest

8:00 pm ???? BMEGSA Bonfire at Graduate Student House