Important 2020 Deadlines

School of Public Health Orientation- August 20th

Department Orientation- August 20th

Virtual Resources Fair- August 20th

MPH Orientation- August 21st

First Day of Classes- August 24th


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 17th 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 18th, in addition to the School Orientation on Wednesday, August 19th. 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 17th.  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 plan on attending to the required Zoom meetings.