School of Public Health

New Student Orientation

Friday, September 22, 2017

All new students are expected to attend Epi Orientation. If you have an absolutely unavoidable conflict that will cause you to be absent, please contact to let us know. We will work with you to be sure you get the essential information provided at orientation.


We will convene in the T Wing of the Health Sciences Building, room 739

12:30-1:00 - Light refreshments and mingling

1:00-1:30 - Introductions, Department Chair welcome and remarks

1:30-1:40 - Transition to separate rooms by degree (MS, MPH, PhD)

1:40-2:50 - The Student Experience

  • Current students and recent alum will discuss their experiences in our program and their transition to professional life, followed by an open Q&A.

2:50-3:00 - Transition back to single room

3:00-3:30 - Student leadership

  • Current students and faculty will present opportunities for you to take leadership roles within the department and the SPH (Student Reps, Epi Registered Organization, Diversity Committee, Graduate & Professional Student Senate (GPSS), Student Epidemic Action Leaders (SEAL) Team)

3:30-3:50 - Epi Communications

  • The Epi Communications Team wants to shine a light on your achievements while you're a student and beyond. They will discuss options for making this happen along with strategies and resources for publicizing, marketing, and branding your publications, presentations, awards, and other activities.

3:50-4:30 - Wrap-up and open Q&A

5:30-7:30 - Happy Hour at Stout Pub (hosted by current students, apps provided by Epi)