Orientation & Welcome Event
The 2023 Welcome Event will be held on August 24th in the Molly Shi Boren Garden at the Bird Library. This orientation event is open to all new and existing graduate students and postdocs and serves as an opportunity to hear from campus partners and student organizations along with our Dean and Vice Provost. Trainees can learn more about the Graduate College and campus resources while also enjoying the opportunity to meet with peers. All new graduate students will receive their Graduate College hoodie, marking the beginning of their graduate journey which will ultimately end with them being hooded at convocation.
International Student Lunch & Fall Check-In
The International Student Lunch & Fall Check-In will be held on October 12th on the Bird Library Patio. This event is open to all new and existing International graduate students and serves as an opportunity to hear from OU's College of International Studies and HSC Student Affairs. This also serves as an open Q&A and an opportunity to share concerns and ideas for how we can best support our International students.
This event will be held on November 16th in the Library Atrium and is open to all new and existing graduate students and postdocs. Fall Festival is a pure social event filled with fun, games, and prizes.
The Winter Festival will be held in December. Refreshments and games provided for all graduate students and postdocs. Date, time and location TBD.
Graduate Research Education and Technology Symposium (GREAT)
GREAT is an acronym for Graduate Research Education And Technology Symposium hosted by the OUHSC Graduate College and the OUHSC Graduate Student Association. For the past 48 years, students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have showcased their original research at the GREAT Symposium. Students and postdoctoral fellows compete for travel grants to present their research at national scientific meetings. Students can also participate in the Flash Talk Competition and GREAT Debate, and enjoy other GREAT events including pre-GREAT workshops which emphasize communication and presentation skills along with featured speakers and the Keynote Address.
SAVE THE DATE: GREAT 2024 will be held April 1-4!
Graduate College Convocation
The Graduate College Convocation will honor M.S. and Ph.D. graduates for the preceeding fall semester and upcoming fall and spring semesters. All Gradaute Faculty, Students, and Staff are invited to attend. The Graduate College Convocation will be held on the Saturday following the OU Norman Commencment in the David L. Boren Student Union.
SAVE THE DATE: Graduate College Convocation 2023 will be held May 13, 2023.