First Steps

  • Use the New Student Checklist to stay on track with the tasks you need to accomplish before starting your first day of class. Some tasks can be completed as soon as you're admitted, so be sure to check those items off your list as soon as possible.
  • Confirm that your lawful presence has been verified.
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Graduate Institute Orientation

In addition to your program’s orientation, the Office of Graduate Education also hosts in-person and virtual Institute-level orientation. You will have a chance to meet fellow new students, discover resources available to you, learn about Tech traditions and policies, and more.

New Student Resources

Check out these additional resources to review in the weeks leading up to the start of the semester.

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Professional Development

Review resources to help you with career planning and professional development.

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Funding Assistance

Learn the details about funding assistance and fellowships that are available to you.

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Join our extended orientation program for new grad students led by experienced grad students. Offered in the fall.

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Grad Guide

Review the guide that has information about student-faculty expectations, policies, and more.

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Grad Student Specific Policies

View policies in detail that are specific to graduate students.