New Graduate Student Training & Orientation: Thursday January 9th from 8:30-12:00 (+/-)*. 
Continental breakfast served starting at 8amin the lobby of Leon Johnson (between rooms 339 & 346) R.S.V.P.  This training is hosted on campus twice a year (fall and spring) typically several days prior to the start of each semester.  The Training and Orientation does cover some mandatory topics such as ethics, Title IX, Safety & Risk, Library, Research Compliance, CITI Training, gaining residency and more.  If you were not able to attend, please review the links below for more information.  This could be a good site to keep handy through your scholastic career at MSU!  For examples of past orientations, see this link.
(NOTE: If you are an online student, you are not required to come to Bozeman for the orientation)      *Immediately after the main training (at noon-ish), the International Student specific orientation will occur. This part of the orientation will be conducted by the Office of International Programs. It may run until 2pm.

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Training: Friday, January 10th from 8:30-2:00 (+/-)                                              Continental breakfast served starting at 8am in the lobby of Leon Johnson (between rooms 339 & 346) R.S.V.P.  
This training is for any new graduate student who is serving (or will be serving) in the capacity of a teaching assistant.  This training is not required, but could be very helpful in your future career. Know that many departments host trainings, so be sure to check and attend both. As the training will proceed into the afternoon, we will be providing more food during the day.See this link for examples of past GTA trainings


If you are an online student,
you are welcome to attend the orientations
- but it is not a requirement. For information on past sessions see these links General New Student Training & Orientation 
 GTA Training Materials and Videos

2014 Orientation
New graduate students meet one another and become acquainted with MSU during orientation