New Student Orientation

Congratulations on gaining admission to a master’s degree or graduate certificate program in the Graduate Programs in Software department in the School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas!

Graduate Engineering and Graduate Programs in Software New Student Orientation -- Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Attendance at the upcoming orientation session is MANDATORY for all new graduate students.

Please RSVP online by August 15, 2018.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION AGENDA  (FOR F-1 STUDENT VISA HOLDERS ONLY:

Graduate Programs in Software and Engineering — Fall 2018 Orientation Agenda for F-1 Students
Anderson Student Center, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, south entrance (3rd floor)—Wednesday August 29th, 2018

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. We ask that only new students attend.

 3:45 - 4:15 PM (*OPTIONAL*)

Campus Tour: A short campus tour will leave from the Anderson Student Center, 1st floor at 3:45 pm. We will show you locations of the Card Office, Bookstore, Library, Parking Services, etc. as time allows.

 4:15 - 4:30 PM International Student Orientation Check-In
Anderson Student Center, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, south entrance (3rd floor)
 4:30 - 5:30  PM

International Student Orientation Presentation  

 5:30 - 5:45  PM

Break  

 5:45 - 7:30  PM

FULL GROUP Orientation Presentation  
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

DOMESTIC STUDENT ORIENTATION AGENDA  (For U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents and all other Non-F-1 Visa holders:

Graduate Programs in Software and Engineering — Fall 2018 Orientation Agenda 
Anderson Student Center, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, south entrance (3rd floor)—Wednesday August 29th, 2018

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited. We ask that only new students attend.

 5:00 - 5:30 PM (*OPTIONAL*)

Campus Tour: A short campus tour will leave from the Anderson Student Center, 1st floor at 5:00 p.m. We will show you locations of the Card Office, Bookstore, Library, Parking Services, etc. as time allows.

 5:30 - 5:45 PM Orientation Check-In
Anderson Student Center, James B. Woulfe Alumni Hall, south entrance (3rd floor)
5:45 - 7:30  PM

FULL GROUP Orientation Presentation  
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

Handouts and Links on student resources, policies and more: (updated 08-30-2018)

  1. New Grad Student Orientation -- Fall 2018 (PDF file) 
  2. To Do List (PDF file)
  3. Career Development Services (PDF file)
  4. Computing Resources (PDF file)
  5. Graduate Student Financial Aid 101 (PDF file)
  6. Library Services for ETLS and GPS Students (PDF file)
  7. Link to Not Anymore, a required online interpersonal violence prevention and awareness program. See handout on Violence Prevention Training (PDF file)
  8. University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus maps and directions
  9. Important Dates and Deadlines for Fall 2018

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 651-962-5500 or send an e-mail to Graduate Programs in Software at gradsoftware@stthomas.edu.

We are here to help you.