Graduate Student Orientation

Fall 2024 Orientation 


Once you have completed your ‘Intent to Enroll’ form, and submitted your deposit, you will be able to register for classes. Please follow your degree plan on Workday and reach out to your academic adviser, if noted in your Welcome Packet or academic department emails, if you have any questions on what to register for.

For Non-Degree students, please contact Graduate Admissions so we can connect you with the appropriate academic department- you will not be able to register yourself.

For DPT, FLP, and Counseling students- the academic department will assign you an adviser and contact you with specific information when it is time to register.

Orientation Program Sessions

New Graduate Student Welcome Reception- Details to come

DPT- Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd, 2024 (8 am to 5 pm daily) (In-Person; Marymount Physical Therapy Building at 4040 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203 in Room 230)

Nursing (Summer 2024, Fall 2024: TBD)- Monday, April 29th, 2024 (5 pm to 6 pm EST) (Virtual, Zoom)

Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, Non-Degree- June 7, Virtual

School of Education: MEd- Elementary, Secondary, Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction and all Education Certificates – Details to come

Master of Arts in Forensic and Legal Psychology- Tuesday, August 20th, 2024 (In-Person, Ballston Conference Room, 4 pm to 6 pm)

Master of Science in Public Health Education and Promotion- Thursday, August 22nd, 2024 (5 pm to 6 pm) (Online, Zoom)

School of Business: MBA, Business Certificates- Saturday, August 24th, 2024 (10 am to 1 pm) (In-Person, Ballston Auditorium)

School of Technology and Innovation: Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Emerging Technology, Technology Management and all IT/Cyber Certificates- Saturday, August 24th, 2024 (10 am to 1 pm) (In-Person, Ballston Auditorium)

School of Design and Art: Interior Design- August 23, In-Person (1 pm to 4 pm) (Room: GAIL 1018, Main Campus )

Master of Science in Medical Sciences- August 13-15, 2024

International Student Orientation

Graduate students studying on an F-1 visa must attend a mandatory, in-person International Student Orientation in addition to their program-specific orientation.

International Student Orientation for the Fall 2023 semester is from August 22nd to 23rd, starting at 9 am.  This orientation session is not optional and is required for students to maintain their F-1 visa status.  Registration is now available for all admitted students who have paid their enrollment deposit.

Students can register here.