GSAS Orientation Check-In

Monday, August 26th, 
9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Stop by the GSAS office in Kutz Hall to pick up your welcome folder, Brandeis planner, and lunch voucher. There will be staff on hand to assist you with questions and help yourself to coffee, water, and snacks.

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Orientation Schedule (PDF)

Travel Information

Orientation 2013

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences welcomes you to Brandeis University! To ease your transition to graduate school, we have set up a number of orientation activities that will help provide you with the most important information in the shortest amount of time.

Incoming Fall 2013 Students

Monday, August 26th


10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Orientation and Welcome for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Olin-Sang Auditorium, Room 101

Library and Technology Services Orientation for Computational Science, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Physical Sciences
Goldfarb Library, Farber Level 2

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Orientation and Welcome for Computational Sciences, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Physical Sciences
Olin-Sang Auditorium, Room 101

Library and Technology Services Orientation for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Goldfarb Library, Farber Level 2

2:45-3:30 p.m.

Brandeis Culture and Community Workshop
Olin-Sang Auditorium, Room 101

3:45-4:30 p.m.

Budgeting and Managing Your Finances in Graduate School
Olin-Sang Auditorium, Room 101


Tuesday, August 27th


1:00-3:00 p.m.

ISSO Orientation for International Students Only-Mandatory
-All F1 Visa Students should report to Levine Ballroom 
-All J1 Visa Students and students holding any other visa should report to Lee Hall, Lemberg Academic Center, International Business School


Thursday, August 29th


5:00-6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association
Faculty Club

Many departments will be holding additional orientation activities for incoming students. Please check your email and visit this site regularly as more detailed information will be added closer to the orientation dates. If you have questions about orientation please email us.