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New Student Orientation

Hook 'em Horns new students

Graduate Student Welcome Week - Fall 2022


#MSISFEST2022


Dates: Monday, August 15 - Thursday, August 18

Location: Virtual/In-Person.


Monday, August 15

Mandatory Virtual Events. All times are Central. Zoom link available on Canvas.


9:00 AM: Dean's Welcome - Dean Eric T. Meyer

9:15 AM - 9:50 AM: iSchool Staff Welcome

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: DEI Workshop - Edgar Gómez-Cruz

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Bio Break

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM: Faculty Grand Challenges Panel - iSchool Faculty

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: iSchool Career Services - Katie Davidson

1:35 PM - 2:30 PM: iSchool - IT Overview - Sam Burns


Optional Social Events (In-Person). 


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: iSchool Building Tours (Student-Led). Check in at the Welcome Table.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: UT Austin Student ID Run (Student-Led). Meet at the iSchool, walk over to the ID Center. Check in at the Welcome Table.

5:00 PM: Evening Event (Student-Led) at The Butterfly Bar -  2307 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722.

Welcome to the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin! This guide is intended to help familiarize incoming students with the procedures, programs, people, and places of the iSchool and University of Texas at Austin as they begin their graduate studies. This guide is supplemental to the iSchool orientation events planned during welcome week.

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Introduction To Graduate Studies

A brief guide to graduate study at the University of Texas iSchool.

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Advising & Registration

Everything you need to know to register for classes.

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Career Development Crash Course

Develop your plan for transitioning from school to the real world.

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Meet Your Faculty & Staff

Get to know the people you will be working with.

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New Student FAQs

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions