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New Graduate Student Orientation 2023

New Graduate Student Orientation 2023

Monday, August 16, 2023 via Zoom

If you are making plans to attend WVU in August, you’re invited to attend the virtual New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO) on Monday, August 16, from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. via Zoom offered by the Office of Graduate Education & Life (OGEL). Please click here to register.

During NGSO, you will learn about library resources, receive Title IX training, and hear from the President and Vice-President of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS). Even though this orientation is not required, we strongly encourage you to attend as you will find the topics covered beneficial to your academic and personal success at WVU. This orientation is optional to the students who are already attending orientation sessions offered by their graduate programs. If your program-specific orientation conflicts with the OGEL orientation schedule, we recommend that you attend the one offered by your academic program.

If you plan to attend NGSO on August 16, please kindly let us know by clicking hereRegistration will close Friday, August 13 at 11:59 p.m.

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the WVU campus! 

In addition to this live session of the NGSO, you can also view another module of orientation through which you’ll learn about OGEL, services we provide, and WVU resources that may be beneficial to your success in graduate school. You can view the recording any time at your convenience. Should you have questions regarding the orientation, please feel free to email or call (304) 293-7173. In the meantime, please learn about our office through

Please watch Module 1 before attending our New Graduate Student Orientation on August 16. Thank you and we look forward to welcoming our new Mountaineers.