Graduate Student Orientation Welcome new graduate students! Hamline University hosts graduate student orientation sessions twice a year before the fall and spring terms. All new graduate students are encouraged to attend. This is a great opportunity for you to meet other graduate students, staff, and faculty at Hamline! You might also be required to attend an orientation for your specific program; please contact your academic department for more information. FALL 2013 orientation School of education All new students in the MAESL, MALEd, MAEd, EdD, MAEd:NSEE, Administrative License, and additional license programs are invited to attend. Wednesday, August 28, 2013 View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m. for this event. Orientation is an excellent opportunity to meet other students, faculty, and staff and to get all of the information you need for a successful start to your program. Orientation will begin with registration and a welcome from School of Education Dean, Nancy Sorenson. Students will get the basics on the technology systems they will use while at Hamline and receive information on the nuts and bolts of starting as a graduate student. Students will then connect with a representative and other students from their program. A tour of Hamline's campus, highlighting the buildings and resources most useful to graduate education students, will round out the event for those who would like to see the campus. RSVP and direct questions to email@example.com. Creative writing programs (MFA) Wednesday, August 28, 20135:15 p.m.- 7 p.m. Giddens Learning Center Art Gallery - the Art Gallery is located just off the main lobby, up a half flight of stairs and through the historic library archway. View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m. Orientation is an excellent opportunity to meet your professors and fellow MFA classmates and get all of the information you need for a successful start to your program. Orientation will begin with registration and a welcome from MFA faculty. Students will then go on a tour of Hamline's campus, highlighting those buildings and resources most useful to MFA students. The tour will conclude at the Creative Writing Programs House, where students will have the chance to meet current students and learn more about the program in a more informal setting. This portion is usually the highlight of orientation. Please RSVP by August 21 to firstname.lastname@example.org . School of Business (MNM and MPA) Wednesday, August 28, 20135:15 p.m.- 7 p.m. East Hall 106 View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m.The Hamline School of Business orientation will begin with an optional campus tour followed by a program which includes welcome comments from Dean Anne McCarthy, important information about student services, and an opportunity to meet School of Business faculty. The program begins at 6 p.m. Please RSVP by August 21 to email@example.com. For questions, please contact Sandra Immerman at 651-523-2693 or firstname.lastname@example.org. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (MBA) Saturday, August 24, 20138:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.Minneapolis Campus View directions and a campus map. Parking is available in all campus lots after 4 p.m.Orientation for all MBA students will be held at the Minneapolis campus on Saturday, August 24, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (lunch included). Please plan to arrive by 8:20 a.m. This mandatory orientation is an opportunity for students to meet faculty and staff, purchase your books, get your Hamline ID, and meet the other students in your cohort. Your day will also include an introduction to the Critical Thinking and Leadership skills courses. Please RSVP by August 21 to email@example.com. For questions, please contact Sandra Immerman at 651-523-2693 firstname.lastname@example.org.