Welcome New Graduate Students
We are excited to have you join Georgia State University as a graduate student! Our university-wide new graduate student orientation is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the services and resources that Georgia State offers to its graduate community!
This university-wide orientation will complement other program-specific orientations or welcome events that may be hosted by your college. During orientation, you will have an opportunity to get your PantherID card, parking decal, network with other graduate students and meet with key campus partners including:
|Student Financial Management Center||University Library|
|Scholarship Resource Center||International Student and Scholar Services|
|Enrollment and Registration Services||Student Health Promotion|
|Graduate Student Alliance||Counseling and Testing Center|
We encourage new students to attend this event in addition to any program-specific orientation your college, school, or department may hold.
Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Location: Student Center
55 Gilmer St. SE Atlanta, GA 30303
||8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
11:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
In addition to key Seminars, during Orientation you will:
- Get your Panther ID Card
- Manage Parking
- Network with fellow Graduate Students
- Explore Campus
Have access to key campus partners:
- Student Financial Management Center
- Scholarship Resource Center
- Enrollment and Registration Services
- Graduate Student Alliance
- University Library
- International Student and Scholar Services
- Student Health
- Counseling and Testing Center
Directions and parking for August 10th
Student Center, 55 Gilmer St. SE and M-Deck Visitor Parking: Get driving, biking, walking, or public transportation directions here.
M Deck entrance is located at 33 Auditorium Place. It is available to GSU students, faculty, staff and visitors. Disability parking is available. Visitor parking fee is $7.00 and payable by cash, debit, or credit card. MARTA Take East/West rapid-rail line to the Georgia State Station. Exit station onto Piedmont Avenue. Walk right two blocks to Gilmer Street (you will cross over Decatur Street). Cross Piedmont and enter the Student Center at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer.
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies: Don’t forget the mandatory orientation for Andrew Young School students on Friday, August 17, 2018. If you haven’t already, RSVP here for the Andrew Young School’s event.
College of Education & Human Development: The College of Education & Human Development will host a college specific orientation on Wednesday, August 8th (for CEHD admits only) in CEHD Room 150 from 3:00-5:00PM. The College of Education & Human Development is located at the corner of Decatur & Pryor Streets — 30 Pryor Street Atlanta, GA 30302. RSVP here.
J. Mack Robinson College of Business Orientation: Saturday, August 11th with optional reception Friday, August 10th. This event is hosted by the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and is a mandatory event. It is limited to Robinson College graduate students only. If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact email@example.com. Please also check the Guidebook app for details regarding this event. (https://guidebook.com/g/robinsonorientation/ passphrase: rcborientationfall2018)
International Student and Scholar Services Orientation: Week of August 13th. This event is hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office and is mandatory for all international students. For details on this event, please visit https://isss.gsu.edu/future-students/arrival-and-orientation/international-check-orientation-required/.
For other program-specific orientations or welcome events that may be hosted check with your college/school/institute.