Graduate Student Orientation

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Fall 2021 Orientation


This is a FREE virtual orientation for new/incoming graduate students at HSU. You MUST register to receive information for the orientation sessions.

The following schedule is subject to change. Please check back regularly for any updates. 

August 18, 2021


12:15pm - 12:45pm
Welcome - Office of Graduate Studies 
Join the Office of Graduate Studies for an introduction to HSU, graduate school, and your fall orientation! 

12:50pm - 1:20pm
Graduate Student Success Panel with Graduate Coordinators 
Learn what it takes to be a successful graduate student with insite from the Graduate Coordinators of various programs. 

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Graduate Student Alumni Panel 
Learn from our graduate student alumni as they discuss their experiences at HSU and provide valuable insite for new students. 

2:45pm - 3:15pm
Resource Panel 
Meet representatives from the Financial Aid Office, Office of the Registrar, and Digital Commons. They will discuss the important information for graduate students and answer any questions you may have. 


Each fall new graduate students are invited to an orientation prior to the beginning of the new academic year. Additionally, your individual graduate program will be sending out important information regarding their individual orientation, so continue to check your HSU email. 

Contact us at or (707) 826-5194. 

We can't wait to welcome you to HSU, Go Lumberacks!