Fall 2022 New Student Orientation — Graduate College

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Orientation Details

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This program will include an opportunity to learn more about what it means to be a St. Kate's student. New students can expect to hear directly from University staff about tools that support student success, become familiar with campus resources, learn to navigate Brightspace D2L, and more. There will also be a question and answer session at the end of the program to address any questions that were not covered.

This program will take place in a virtual format. You will receive specific details about joining the live session at a later date. You will also have access to an online orientation, which is hosted in Brightspace D2L.

Academic Program Meetings

Each academic program will host a program meeting for its new students. You should receive email communication from your program director with the date, time, and location or platform being used for your program meeting.

Accessing the Online Orientation Course in Brightspace D2L

You will also have access to an online orientation, which is hosted in Brightspace D2L. You can access the online orientation here. ou may need to log in with your St. Kate's username and password. Once logged in, please click "Register." You will be brought to a registration form page that will autofill. On this page, please click "Register." The Welcome course will now appear in your course listing.

Benefits of Participating

Orientation is the best way to learn about the resources available to you as a St. Kate’s student and prepare to start your program. New students appreciate the opportunity to connect with University staff and faculty — it makes it easier to reach out when you need them.

Come prepared with your questions as this is your chance to make sure you have all of the answers you need to start the semester off right.