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Check-In & Get Connected

Fall 2016 Orientation Events

Welcome to Graduate Study in the College of Arts & Sciences

We are thrilled to have you join us!  Each fall and spring semester, the Office of Graduate Services will host orientation activities, including our Check-In events.  Each fall, these activities will be paired with a day-long university orientation and college activities for all incoming graduate students.

These drop-in events provide guided assistance with the enrollment tasks and the opportunity to connect with fellow new students.  Events will be held in May, June, July, and August for students entering Fall 2016. 

The Office of Graduate Services will host online information sessions (Reddit AMA) for newly admitted international students entering Fall 2016.  These online sessions provide guided assistance with enrollment tasks and practical information as you begin your relocation preparation.  During the session, we'll discuss the following:


The university will be holding the New Graduate Student Orientation Day on August 10th for students entering Fall 2016.  Agenda is as follows, please visit the main orientation page for other information, such as parking/directions.  Invitations (with the opportunity to RSVP) will be sent by email.


Time Session Location
 8:30am – 9:00am Check – In Student Center Lobby
9:00am – 9:15am Welcome to GSU State Ballroom
9:15am – 10:30am Surviving and Thriving at GSU State Ballroom
10:30am – 10:45am Break
10:30am – 2:30pm Resource Fair Dahlberg – Veterans Memorial Hall
10:45am – 11:30am Writing for Fun, Fame, and Glory: Academic Integrity & Avoidance of Plagiarism 

Master’s Students

State Ballroom

10:45am – 11:30am Writing for Fun, Fame, and Glory: Academic Integrity & Avoidance of Plagiarism

PhD Students

Speaker’s Auditorium

11:30am – 12:30pm Networking Lunch Shift 1 State Ballroom
12:30pm – 1:30pm Networking Lunch Shift 2 State Ballroom


Directions and parking for May, June, July, and August Check-In & Get Connected events.


Check-In Events Location and Parking:
Get driving, biking, walking, or public transportation directions here.






G Deck entrance is located at 52 Courtland St SE. It is available to GSU students, faculty, staff and visitors. Disability parking is available.  Classroom South can be accessed from the 3rd floor of G Deck.

Visitor parking fee is $7.00 and payable by cash, debit, or credit card.

Newly Admitted Students

Newly admitted students with questions may either contact the New Student Advisor or the appropriate Graduate Director.

The New Student Advisor, Mariam Qureshi, is here to lend a helpful hand and see that your transition to graduate school runs smoothly.

The Graduate Director can provide information about degree requirements, course selection, and assistantship/fellowship opportunities.

Office/Delivery Address

Office of Graduate Services
College of Arts and Sciences
75 Poplar Street, Suite 800
Haas Howell Bldg.
Atlanta, GA 30303

Mailing Address

Office of Graduate Services
College of Arts and Sciences
P.O. Box 3993
Atlanta, GA 30302-3993


Phone: 404-413-5040
Fax: 404-413-5036

Office Hours

Walk-in Daily (Monday-Friday)
8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.