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Graduate Student Orientation


Welcome Incoming Students!

» 2017 Graduate Student Orientation

Welcome! We are thrilled that you will be joining the Chapman family! Orientation is designed to officially welcome you to Chapman University and provide you with information about campus resources and services that will be available throughout your academic journey. Orientation also provides you with a chance to meet other incoming Chapman graduate students so be prepared to meet new people, network and possibly make new friends! 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 4-6:45 p.m. 

Memorial Hall Auditorium, Main Campus (Orange, CA)

&

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 9-11:45 a.m. 

9401-131 Atrium, Rinker Health Science Campus (Irvine, CA)

RSVP Now!

Main Campus

Rinker Health Science Campus

Note: Registering for the event will require your login from your application.

This event is for graduate students who have been admitted for the
2017 Fall semester 
or the 2017 Spring semester. 

 Students who have been admitted to the School of Law or the
Doctor of Pharmacy program need not attend this orientation.

+ - Event Schedule

4-4:20 p.m./ 9-9:20 a.m. – Welcome

Dr. Richard Redding
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and  
Wang-Fradkin Professor of Law, Psychology,
and Education

Dr. Nicol Howard
2015 Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate 
Student Award at Chapman University

TBD
MSPS graduate 2016

TBD
MSCSD graduate 2016

TBD
DPT graduate 2016

4:20-5 p.m./ 9:20-10 a.m.– Healthy Panther

Dr. Jeannie Walker
Director of Student Psychological Counseling Services

Mr. Jason McAlexander
Director of Disability Services

5-5:30 p.m./ 10-10:30 a.m. – Research and Creative Activities

Dr. Richard Redding
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and  
Wang-Fradkin Professor of Law, Psychology,
and Education

Dr. Ann Gordon
Associate Professor; Associate Dean,
Wilkinson College of Art, Humanities and
Social Sciences; and Director of the Henley Lab

Dr. Peter Simi
Director of the Earl Babbie Research Center

Ms. Shahrzad Khosrowpour
Librarian of the Leatherby Libraries

Dr. Aftab Ahmed
Research Associate Professor; 
Coordinator Analytical Core Laboratory
School of Pharmacy

TBD
Librarian for Health Sciences

5:30-6 p.m./ 10:30-11 a.m. – Academic Rules & Procedures; 
                               Academic Integrity 

Dr. Richard Redding
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and  
Wang-Fradkin Professor of Law, Psychology,
and Education

Prof. Scott Arundale
Chair of the Academic Integrity Committee;
and Associate Professor

6-6:15 p.m./ 11-11:15 a.m. - Career and Professional Development

Ms. Franciska Morlet
Assistant Director of Career Relations
Career Development Center

Ms. Brittany Deneau
Assistant Director of Career Education
Career Development Center

6:15-6:30 p.m./ 11:15-11:30 a.m. – Financial Aid

Ms. Kathleen Clark
Director of Graduate Financial Aid
Office of Financial Aid 

Ms. Deanna Hunter
Graduate Financial Aid Counselor
Office of Financial Aid

6:30 p.m./ 11:30 a.m. – Closing 

Dr. Richard Redding
Vice Provost for Graduate Education; and  
Wang-Fradkin Professor of Law and Psychology

Need Assistance or Have a Question?

Having trouble registering for Orientation? Call (714) 997-6711 or send an email to gradadmit@chapman.edu, and a member of the graduate admissions team will assist you.

For answers to other questions about the Orientation event please contact Lonnise Magallanez at magallan@chapman.edu.