New Graduate Student Orientation
Welcome to LMU. Opportunity Awaits.
In preparation for the upcoming school year, all graduate students are encouraged to access on-demand resource modules and attend the virtual graduate student orientation program. Each of these offerings is designed to acclimate you to LMU and cultivate the important connections that ultimately help lead you to success during your time with us and beyond.
To join the sessions please click on the event titles below and enter the password you received via email.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, August 22, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
Graduate Student Welcome
Welcome to The Pride. You are joining a vibrant community of dynamic professionals ready to ignite positive change in society.
To kick off your virtual graduate orientation program, we invite you to join LMU leadership at 10:00 a.m. PDT for a warm welcome with special remarks from Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas Poon, Ph.D.
The Graduate Student Welcome is an invitation only event for new graduate students. If you have not received a password for this event, please contact our helpful staff via live chat for information about event access.View
Departmental Session Links
LMU BELLARMINE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
10:30 a.m. PDT | Bioethics
10:30 a.m. PDT | Theology/Pastoral Theology
10:30 a.m. PDT | Philosophy
10:45 a.m. PDT | English
LMU SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
10:35 a.m. PDT | School of Education, Dean & Department Chair Welcome
11:05 a.m. PDT | Administrative Services & School Administration
11:05 a.m. PDT | Catholic Archdiocesan School Teachers (CAST) Program
11:05 a.m. PDT | Counseling, Guidance Counseling, & School Counseling
11:05 a.m. PDT | Elementary/Secondary Teaching (Traditional Pathway)
11:05 a.m. PDT | Elementary/Secondary Education Intern Pathway & Partnerships
11:05 a.m. PDT | Special Education Programs
11:35 a.m. PDT | Bilingual Program
11:35 a.m. PDT | Educational Studies
11:35 a.m. PDT | Educational Studies 4+1
LMU SCHOOL OF FILM AND TELEVISION
10:30 a.m. PDT | All Programs
LMU COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
11:00 a.m. PDT | CBA Graduate Student Meet & Greet
LMU FRANK R. SEAVER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
10:30 a.m. PDT | Healthcare Systems Engineering
10:30 a.m. PDT | Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Systems Engineering
LMU COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND FINE ARTS
10:30 a.m. PDT | Marital & Family Therapy
General Session Links
Financial Aid for Graduate Students
Hosted by Financial Aid
Attend this webinar for helpful insights about your financial aid award. Financial Aid staff will be available to address any questions you have.
Library Resources and Services during COVID-19 • VIEW
Hosted by the William H. Hannon Library
Join staff from the William H. Hannon Library to gather information about the electronic sources, academic databases, and virtual support tools you can leverage for classroom learning and research.
Graduate Fellowship Bootcamp • VIEW
Hosted by the Office of National & International Fellowships
The Office of National & International Fellowships (ONIF) supports students in identifying and applying to competitive awards that elevate their academic and professional goals. This session will provide an overview of competitive fellowships for graduate students, as well as ONIF services.
Career & Professional Planning for Graduate Students • VIEW
Hosted by Career & Professional Development
Hear directly from Dr. Branden Grimmett, Associate Provost, on the tools you can utilize to advance your career and achieve professional goals.
Graduate Ministry Meet & Greet • VIEW
Hosted by Campus Ministry
Graduate Ministry provides you with an opportunity to believe, to belong, and to become. Join us for a time of connection to learn about spiritual growth and faith formation for graduate students at LMU.
Graduate Onboarding Modules
LMU has developed customized onboarding modules that cover a variety of helpful topics to provide a seamless transition for new graduate students. The content is provided on demand, allowing you to watch at your own pace.
Sign into LEO with your LMU username and password to join the Graduate Students of LMU. GSLMU is a student governance organization that advocates for all university graduate students.
Graduate Student Upstanders
All new graduate students are required to complete a series of educational modules in Brightspace that discuss sexual misconduct prevention, bystander intervention, and excellent infectious behavior control by September 18, 2020.