Fall Orientation

Fall 2015 Graduate Orientation Schedule

We are excited that you will be joining us soon! Please choose from the following options as they relate to you:


International Graduate Student Orientation: August 31, 2015*

All events will take place at 216 Tremont Street, in the Bill Bordy Theatre & Auditorium, unless otherwise noted.

Reminder: Please remember to bring your passport, I-20, and Visa documents to the International Graduate Student Orientation.

Breakfast Reception 8:30am 216 Tremont Street, Bill Bordy Theatre & Auditorium
Welcome 9:00am
iGrad Transition Program Update 9:15am
Turn-In SEVIS Documents 9:30am
English Language Group Testing 10:00am
Individual Assessments 10:45am Multiple; see physical schedule on day of Orientation
Lunch 12:00pm
Student Services Session 1:10pm
Visa Information Session 1:30pm
Ice Cream Social 2:30pm
Student Obligation Open Time (Clear Holds, Pay Fees, Get IDs, Health Compliance and Immunization Clinic) 3:00 - 5:00pm Multiple; see physical schedule on day of Orientation
Pick Up SEVIS Documents 3:00 - 5:00pm 120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor, International Student Affairs

Graduate Student Orientation: September 1, 2015*

Open for Student Obligations

Note: Students do not have to report right at 10:00am and stay until 4:00pm. The time represents the period that students may fulfill these obligations.

Clear Holds, Pay Fees 10:00am - 4:00pm 216 Tremont Street, 4th Floor, Student Accounts
Receive Emerson IDs and Sign-up for Connect-Ed 10:00am - 4:00pm 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor, Charles Beard Room
Pre-Entrance Health Compliance/Immunization Clinic 10:00am - 4:00pm 216 Tremont Street, 3rd Floor, Center for Health and Wellness

Departmental/Program Meetings

Communication Disorders 4:30pm 180 Tremont Street, 5th Floor, Room 503
Communication Management 4:30pm 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Room 203
Creative Writing 4:30pm 555 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theater
Global Marketing Communication & Advertising 4:30pm 120 Boylston Street, 4th Floor, Room 417
Health Communication 4:30pm 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Room 205
Integrated Marketing Communication 4:30pm 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor, Room 233
Journalism 4:30pm 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Room 204
Media Art 4:30pm 559 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Room 517
Publishing and Writing 4:30pm 555 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theater
Theatre Education 4:30pm 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Studio 7

Welcome Sessions and GSA Reception

Welcome 5:45pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
Office of Diversity and Inclusion 6:00pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
Office of Violence Prevention and Response - Emerson STANDS 6:10pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
emersonNEXT 6:30pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
Career Services - Finding a Career Footing 6:35pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
Graduate Student Association (GSA) - What does the GSA do for you? 6:40pm 555 Washington Street, 1st/2nd Floor, Paramount Mainstage
GSA Reception 7:00pm 555 Washington Street, 2nd Floor, Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theater

*Schedules are subject to change