Saturday, August 24, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Graduate Student Welcoming
MSU Union – 49 Abbott Rd, East Lansing, MI

All NEW and RETURNING Graduate Students are invited to attend the annual orientation program for graduate students of Michigan State University.

Mini Workshops will be presented by Graduate School staff. Topics include setting expectations, wellness, and career planning & student success. Each workshop will be 20 minutes long.

Welcome from the Dean: Dean Thomas Jeitschko will welcome students to Michigan State University and provide an introduction to the activities of the Graduate School.

Resource Fair will include student organizations, campus groups and community businesses – all ready to provide you with valuable information! No RSVP is necessary!

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (follows Graduate School Orientation Fair at the Union)
COGS Fall Welcome Cookout
MSU Benefactors Plaza – behind Chittenden Hall

Bring your MSU ID for check-in, RSVP Suggested:

Evening Activities

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Residence Halls Association (RHA) is sponsoring “RHA Blast”
Auditorium Field

Head down to Auditorium Field near the Rock to hang with the Residence Halls Association at RHA Blast! Inflatables and games will be set up along the banks of the Red Cedar for you to enjoy with all the newest Spartans!

Rain location is the Holden classrooms on the first floor.

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
University Activities Board (UAB) is sponsoring Bingo
MSU Union, Main Lounge