Skip to Navigation

Orientation Schedule 2016

Preliminary Schedules for Graduate Student Orientation
Friday, September 2, 2016

SCHEDULE FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS

8:15-9 a.m.

Orientation Registration & Breakfast*
Registration required
Tent on Simmons Quadrangle
(Located between Sayles Hall and Thayer St. Access via Thayer Street, between Waterman and George Streets, or from the Main Green. See #18)

9:15-10:15 a.m.

Thriving at Brown
President Christina H. Paxson and Graduate School Dean Andrew G. Campbell provide a warm welcome and essential briefing for new students.  
MacMillan 117

10:15-10:45 a.m.

Title IX: Rights & Resources
Learn about your protections under Title IX, a civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programming. Amanda Walsh, Title IX Program Officer, describes Brown’s policies and resources regarding sexual and gender-based harm and discrimination.
MacMillan 117

10:45-11:50 a.m.

Campus Resource Fair
Learn about resources and opportunities from representatives of offices and groups working with or serving graduate students.
Sayles Hall, Main Green

Noon-1:00 p.m.

Cookout Lunch*
Tent on Simmons Quadrangle

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Walking Tours: Navigating Brown and Its History
Departures at 1 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:00 pm from Meeting Point
Salomon 101, Main Green

2:30 p.m.

Graduate Student Council Sessions
Meeting Point: Salomon 101

SCHEDULE FOR MASTER'S STUDENTS

9:15-9:45 a.m.

Orientation Registration & Breakfast*
Registration required
Tent on Simmons Quadrangle
(Located between Sayles Hall and Thayer St. Access via Thayer Street, between Waterman and George Streets, or from the Main Green. See #18)

10:00-11:00 a.m.

Thriving at Brown
Provost Richard M. Locke and Graduate School Associate Dean Thomas A. Lewis provide a warm welcome and essential briefing for new students. 
Salomon 101, Main Green

11:00-11:45 a.m.

Title IX: Rights & Resources
Learn about your protections under Title IX, a civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programming. Amanda Walsh, Title IX Program Officer, describes Brown’s policies and resources regarding sexual and gender-based harm and discrimination.
Salomon 101

Noon-1:00 p.m.

Campus Resource Fair
Learn about resources and opportunities from representatives of offices and groups working with or serving graduate students.
Sayles Hall, Main Green

1:00-1:50 p.m.

Cookout Lunch*
Tent on Simmons Quadrangle

1:30-2:30 p.m.

Walking Tours: Navigating Brown and Its History
Departures at 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm from Meeting Point
Salomon 101, Main Green

2:30 p.m.

Graduate Student Council Sessions
Meeting Point: Salomon 101

*STORM PLAN: SHARPE REFECTORY FOR BREAKFAST/REGISTRATION AND COOKOUT LUNCH