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This year's orientation activities will take place between September 11 and 25, 2018. Classes begin on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Required Orientation Events

All New Students

  • MPA New Student Orientation: Thursday, September 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Intellectual House)

All New International Students

  • International MPA Student Orientation: Wednesday, September 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Parrington Hall Room 308, the Remak Commons)
  • FIUTS Embark Session: Various dates/times (see FIUTS' website for details and to register for an Embark session)

Optional Orientation Events

Optional activities will include:

  • Intercultural Development Institutes (content will be the same at each session, so interested students only need to attend one date):
    • Tuesday, September 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. OR
    • Monday, September 17 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. OR
    • Monday, October 1 from 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Math Camp: Thursday, September 13 through Saturday, September 15
  • Career Institutes (content will be the same at each session, so interested students only need to attend one date):
    • Friday, September 14 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. OR
    • Monday, September 24 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. OR
    • Friday, October 5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Evans Student Organization (ESO) BBQ: Friday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
  • Student Interest Group (SIG) Fair: Friday, September 21 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Student Veteran Welcome: Monday, September 24 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Waiver Exams

Additional events to help you adjust to graduate school and get to know the Evans community will take place during Autumn Quarter, including:

  • 1st-Generation Student Welcome
  • Student Parent Welcome
  • Evans School Potlucks
  • Pizza and Bowling with the Dean