Orientation for our graduate students involves a series of events and programs hosted by diverse campus partners in addition to several program/department-level orientation events.

GradLife 101

Beginning May 1


GradLife 101 is a self-directed online orientation program hosted in OWL, Western's learning management system. All incoming graduate students will be added and to review as little or as much content as they find helpful.

Hosted by: Graduate Student Life

Contact us with questions 

Orientation for International Students

April 5 - May 23

Various locations

International Student orientation will provide you many opportunities for learning important information about your time here at Western, making friends and connections to last, and much more!

Hosted by: Western International

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Graduate Student Orientation & Welcome

Wednesday, May 8
9 - 10:30 a.m.

Weldon Library Community Room

Hear from the Program Specialist, Graduate Student Life, meet fellow incoming students, and learn about how to make the most of your time in graduate school. This event includes a presentation and the opportunity to connect with campus student groups.

Hosted by: Graduate Student Life

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Graduate Student Resources Fair

Wednesday, May 8
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Weldon Library Community Room

Learn about the different services, supports, and programs that are available to you on campus year-round. Meet and speak with our campus experts that are here to support your thriving throughout your graduate studies! Casual drop-in; registration not required.

Hosted by: Student Experience & Select Campus Partners

Learn more & Register