Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

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Keegan Houser

Congratulations on your acceptance to UC Berkeley!

Berkeley International Office (BIO) is excited for you to join us! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to UC Berkeley, including time to meet new friends, and many opportunities to get your questions answered. We'll also have several additional workshops and fun events for you to participate in the rest of the week.

Graduate Orientation

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

International House, Chevron Auditorium

8 a.m.12:00 p.m.

Missed orientation or just want to review the presentations? Check out the links below.


Time Activity
8 a.m. Breakfast & check-in
8:30 a.m. Welcome
8:45 a.m. Who is BIO & Navigating Campus
9:15 a.m. Academic Success Panel
10 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Immigration Essentials
11 a.m. Wellness & Safety
11:45 a.m. Overview of the GLACIER Tax System

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Bring to Orientation:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Note-taking devices
  • Water bottle
  • Light backpack (for free stuff!)
  • Lunch money
  • Questions for staff or students
  • Your "Go Bears!" spirit