Syracuse University

Calendar of Events

August 2014

  • August 8-14- International TA Orientation
  • August 12-14-General TA Orientation (Domestic and International TAs)
  • Friday, August 15 & Saturday, August 16-Slutzker Center for International Services (SCIS) Orientation
  • Monday, August 25- First day of Classes

September 2014

  • Friday, September 12, 2:00-4:00pm in Kittredge Aud, HBC- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Session (co-sponsored with Office of Research and Center for Fellowship and Scholarship Advising)- Information and advice on how to apply from a panel of SU faculty and previous fellows. View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Friday, September 19, 4:00-5:30pm in Grant Auditorium, White Hall- FPP Kickoff: Speaker: Chancellor Kent Syverud
  • Monday, September 22, 6:30-8:00pm-NYAS webinar: What Every International Student and Postdoc Should Know About US Employment
  • Wednesday, September 24, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) seminar series: Instructional Design
  • Thursday, September 25, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series: Research in the American University
  • Friday, September 26, 2:00-5:00pm in Watson Theater, Watson Hall- International Graduate Student Orientation for late arrivals (co-sponsored with SCIS)
  • Saturday, September 27, 8:30am-1:00pm in various campus locations- Leadership and Culture program for international students with Martha Garcia-Murillo
  • Tuesday, September 30, 5:00-6:30pm in 001 Life Sciences Building- CUT seminar series: Universal Design for Learning

October 2014

  • Friday, October 3, 2:00-4:00pm in 347 Hinds Hall-NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Essay-Writing Workshop I: Current and former NSF scholars, faculty, and staff will attend this session. (co-sponsored with Office of Research and CFSA). View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Wednesday, October 8, 5:15-6:30pm in 125 Bowne Hall- CUT seminar series: Facilitating Classroom Discussion
  • Thursday, October 9, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages- International Graduate Student Workshop series: Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Thursday, October 9, 6:00-8:30pm in TBD- NYAS webinar: Granstmanship for Graduate Students and Postdocs
  • Thursday, October 16, 5:00-6:30pm in 107 Hall of Languages-CUT seminar series: Effective Lesson Planning
  • Friday, October 17, 2:00-4:00pm in 347 Hinds Hall- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Essay-Writing Workshop II:  Follow-up from October 3rd session for informal exchange of draft materials among applicants. (co-sponsored with Office of Research and CFSA). View Flyer. RSVP for all sessions here: vpr@syr.edu
  • Thursday, October 23, Time and Location TBD- Individual Development Plans for Grad Students and Postdocs. Speaker: Philip Clifford (co-sponsored with Career Services)
  • Wednesday, October 29, 5:15-6:30pm in Kittredge Auditorium, HBC- CUT seminar series: Active Learning


For more information on the Graduate School Programs offered click on the titles below:

Teaching Assistant Program (TA Orientation, English Language Proficiency Services, Teaching Mentors, Outstanding TA Award, Course Assessment, Graduate Assistants)

Future Professoriate Program (FPP Participation, Primary Faculty Liaison, Certificate in University Teaching, Teaching Portfolio)

Resources (Graduate School Press, Critical Incidents in College Teaching vignettes, Research Ethics and Academic Integrity vignettes)

The Graduate School Press In order to promote excellence in scholarship and teaching, the Graduate School maintains a book publication program providing resources on topics relevant to graduate education and the university classroom.

International Graduate Students The Graduate School provides many academic programs and community initiatives to support the educational experiences of international graduate students and to highlight their academic achievements at Syracuse University.