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SPH 2019 Orientation Schedule

Important Deadlines

July 20, 2019 Deadline to complete the SOPHAS Academic Update
August 9, 2019Register for School of Public Health Orientation Events
August 14, 2019Upload picture for SUNY ID Card
August 16, 2019Complete Plagiarism 101 Tutorial
August 16, 2019Submit the Standards of Academic Intergrity Pledge to sphstudentaffairs@albany.edu


To help you transition to the area and the start of your graduate program, a New Student Orientation will be held the week of August 19th at the George Education Center on the Health Sciences Campus in Rensselaer, NY.  This orientation program will provide important information on university, school and department policies, resources, facilities, and academic requirements, as well as opportunities to get to know the faculty and staff. 

ALL new students are expected to attend their individual department or degree program orientation(s) on Tuesday, August 20th, in addition to the School Orientation on Wednesday, August 21st. Your department will be providing you with additional information regarding the department orientations.

International students are required to attend the School of Public Health International Student Orientation on Monday, August 19th.  This session will be led by the International Student and Scholar Services Office, where important information will be provided and paperwork will be completed.  This session will include lunch and an opportunity to meet with current and former international graduate students. 

Please review the schedule carefully and register to attend no later than August 9, 2019.