We're excited and ready to assist you in making the most of your graduate experience here at GSU. Whether you're new to our campus or you decided to return after completing your undergraudate degree at GSU, we're confident our Graduate Orientation will help you to identify available resources that will help you make a smooth transition to graduate studies.

Our half-day graduate orientation will allow you to participate with our Graduate Professional Network, who will guide you in your transition to graduate studies at GSU. You'll also have an opportunity to interact with other master and doctoral level students, academic advisors, faculty members and administrators.

This will also be a great chance for you to discover exciting opportunities to become involved in student organizations, internships, support services and many enriching activities offered to GSU students.


Download printable schedules for Graduate Orientation on January 11, 2018:

        Graduate Orientation Events and Session Topics

                                                                              Campus Resource Fair
                                                                                     Campus Tours
                                                                                  Prairie Place Tours
                                                          Welcome from GSU Administration and Faculty
                                                 College and Program Information Sessions and Networking
                                                                       Graduate Professional Network
                                                                    Writing for Graduate Research Papers
                                                                 Financial Aid: Learning the GSU System
                                                        Career Services: How to Find Campus Employment
                                                                                      Study Abroad
                                                                            Veterans Resource Center 
                                                             Counseling, Disability, and Wellness Services
                                                                                AND MUCH MORE!


                                     CLICK HERE to register for Graduate Orientation!

Please read the Orientation Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any other questions, please contact New Student Programs at orientation@govst.edu or 708.235.6819.


  • 2018 Graduate Orientation Dates


    Thursday, January 11, 2018
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    All graduate orientation sessions take place 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Plan to attend the entire program.


    CLICK HERE to register for Graduate Orientation!