Fall 2015 Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Varsity Theatre

1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue


Activities  4:30 - 6 p.m.

Presentation  6 - 7:30 p.m.

Social 7:30 - 8 p.m.


REGISTER ONLINE BY AUGUST 24, 2015 (Registration now closed.)



The Marquette University Graduate School will host its orientation for incoming graduate students Thursday evening, August 27, 2015. We will present useful information on how to succeed in our graduate programs and identify many campus services available to students.

Presentations include: Graduate School and MU policies, library resources, IT services, general academic requirements, student organizations, campus life, and campus resources.

Refreshments will be offered prior to the presentation. Attendees will have the chance to take a campus tour, get their ID cards, parking, and books, and visit informational booths. A social is scheduled after the presentation.


More Information

  • View speaker slides in advance for the Aug. 27, 2015 orientation.
  • View informational slides from this year's event, which will be scrolling in the venue prior to the presentation.
  • View the 2014 video recordings of the presentations.
  • Activities
    • 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Books at neighborhood bookstores
    • 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MU ID cards in the Alumni Memorial Union's Union Station
    • 4:30-6 p.m. Check-in, refreshments, informational booths, Parking passes - all in the Varsity Theatre lobby
    • 4:30-5:15 p.m. Thirty-minute campus tours, starting in the Varsity Theatre lobby (last tour leaves at 5:15 p.m.)
  • Program (6-7:30 p.m.) View Agenda
  • Graduate Student Social (7:30-8 p.m.), hosted by Marquette University's Graduate Student Organization, is scheduled to be held after the presentation.
  • Information about parking, directions, and additional information for the event.
  • Call the Graduate School at (414) 288-7137 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday for additional information, or email


Other Orientation Opportunities

Contact Us

The Graduate School, Holthusen Hall, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 1881
1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7137

Visit the contact page for more information