ECPS Student Orientation 2021-2022


  • Introduction of Department Administrators, Staff, and Graduate Academic Assistants
  • Find out how to effectively navigate your graduate school experiences, including an introduction to:
  1. How to navigate student-supervisor interactions
  2. Who to go to when you have a problem or want consultation or support on your work
  3. Ideas for immersing yourself in the department culture(s) and engaging in collaboration
  • Suggestions for ongoing communication
  • Important information regarding deadlines, annual reports, and other expectations
  • Available supports and workshops to enhance your skills (writing, research, etc.)
  • How and where to access information regarding your graduate experience
  • Opportunities for funding
  • Insider perspectives on surviving the first year as a graduate student (GAA Panel, available online on Canvas)
  • COVID-19

*Note that the points that are bolded will be directly addressed during the live Zoom meeting (Zoom link and password have been sent out by email). The items that are italicized will be addressed on the Canvas ECPS Student Community course.