Mandatory BME Graduate Student Orientation
Fall 2020 - 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.
Graduate School New Student Orientation (self-guided all week)--Registration Needed
The Graduate School Orientation (which is different from BME Orientation) will be a web-based, self-navigated event designed to feature helpful resources for new students as they begin their Graduate School journey. They are currently working to setup the event on the Graduate School website, which will be launched the week prior to the beginning of the Fall 2020 term. This event will include featured speakers, workshops, and a virtual resource fair.
NOTE: This orientation is different than BME Orientation listed below.
Monday, August 17, 2020
Schedule overview and Q&A about Activities for the Week
Mandatory for all students
Equal Access Equal Opportunity Training
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Boilermaker Challenge Virtual Teambuilding Escape Room/Scavenger Hunt
Lunch on your own
BME Virtual Teaching Assistantship Orientation
BME PhD and Master's Thesis Graduate Program Overview (IBSc will have a separate program overview)*
Room: MJIS 1097 and Virtual for those that aren't able to attend
Mandatory for all BME PhD and MS Thesis students. BS/MS (5th Year Master's) students optional.
BMEGSA Outdoor Sports and Game Night and Popsicle Night
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Professional Master's Day
PMP Program Overview
Professional Master's College of Engineering Virtual Orientation
9:00 am Check In
9:15 am Opening Welcome
9:30 am Dean's Office Remarks
9:45 am “The Pixar Way: Movie Tricks for Telling Your Story”
11:00 am “Management of Change”
Noon Lunch Break
1:30 pm Writing Your Resume & Preparing for Career Fairs
3:00 pm Industry & Alumni Panel – Career Preparation Through a PMP Experience
Mandatory Attendance for All Professional Master's Students--A more detailed schedule with Zoom links will be sent out at a later date
|8:00pm-||10:00pm||Virtual Trivia Night with BMEGSA|
Thursday, August 20, 2020
IBSC Orientation with faculty, staff and current students.
Responsible Conduct in Research Workshop
BMEGSA Outdoor Photo Scavenger Hunt
Friday, August 21, 2020
BMEGSA Outdoor Movie Night