Graduate Student Orientation

College of Public Health
Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m
Location: Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, Fairfax Campus Map

Spring 2023 Program Schedule

4:30 - 4:45pm - Attendee arrival, check-in, and dinner

4:45 - 4:50pm - Welcome to the College! with Dr. Kimberly Holmes

4:50 - 5:30pm - Resources across Campus Presentations

  • Tips for Success with Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Associate Dean of Student Affairs
  • Library Resources with Kathleen Butler, Mason Library Liaison
  • Graduate Student Life at Mason with Dr. Julie Choe Kim, Director of Graduate Student Life
  • Technology at Mason with Terri Ann Guingab, CPH Instructional Designer

5:30 - 5:40pm - Break

5:40 - 5:45pm - Instructions for Department Breakout Sessions

5:45 - 7:15pm - Department Orientations

  • Global and Community Health
  • Nutrition and Food Studies
  • School of Nursing
  • Health Informatics, MS
    • The Master of Health Administration (MHA) will hold a program-specific orientation at an earlier date.

For our newly admitted students, we have provided the following resources and PowerPoint presentations:

  • Graduate Orientation "Virtual Resource Book"
  • Graduate Orientation Presentation Slides, including...
    • Tips for Success presented by Dr. Kimberly Holmes, Associate Dean of Student Affairs. In it you will find many important links to college and university resources. 
    • Library Orientation presented by Kathleen Butler, Mason Library Liaison.
    • Technology at Mason presented by Terri Ann Guingab, CPH Instructional Designer.
    • CPH Online Learning Success provides strategies to succeed in online courses and working collaboratively online.
    • Graduate Student Life at Mason presented by Dr. Julie Choe Kim, Director of Graduate Student Life