Orientation & TA/RA/GA Training

Grad Orientation and TA/RA/GA Training---August 23. Save the date!

Mark your calendar to kick-off your professional development!  You will gain the tools to make the most of your graduate education, including information about professional conduct and compliance, academic progression and milestones, academic integrity, and funding opportunities. New Student Orientation and Teaching/Research/Graduate Assistant Training on August 23 will feature innovative combined and break-out sessions designed to provide you with the information and skills you need to succeed.

Select the correct option for you below, depending on your classification and needs. Please register only once. Incoming international students should register for New Student Orientation, which will also include the information required for TA/RA/GA employment.


Required for new students:

Click Here to Register for New Graduate Student Orientation
Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Undergraduate Learning Center


Required for new, returning, and aspiring Teaching Assistants, Research Assistants, and other Graduate Assistants:

Click Here to Register for TA/RA/GA Training 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Undergraduate Learning Center


Tailored for new graduate students who work during the day and are not graduate student employees:

Click Here to Register for Working Professionals Graduate Student Orientation
Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Computer Science/Chemistry Bldg. G.0208


Make plans to attend! For more information contact the Graduate School at (915) 747-5491 or email gradoutreach@utep.edu.


August 23 Event Details


Participants of Orientation and TA/GA/GA Training on August 23, 2017 may park in the Sun Bowl Parking Facility from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at no charge. Please enter the facility via the entrance facing Sun Bowl Drive. 

Note: Participants may not park in the visitor section, directly opposite the University Book Store. Click here for more information about parking on campus.