College of Graduate Studies




Contact Us

Main Campus
University Hall

Room: 3240
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)
Fax: 419.530.4724

Health Science Campus
Mulford Library
Reception Desk Room 113
Phone: 419.530.GRAD (4723)

Graduate Student Orientation

 Video Presentations

The following videos are available on Youtube.  Please click here to be directed to the UT College of Graduate Studies Orientation Playlist.


Welcome to the UT Graduate Community (16 minutes and 6 seconds)

Patricia Komuniecki, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs & Dean, College of Graduate Studies


Graduate Student Association Welcome (9 minutes and 36 seconds)

Aaron Shaw

Graduate Student Association President


Building a Productive Relationship with Your Advisor (28 minutes and 19 seconds)

Karen Bjorkman, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor and Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Graduate Research Ethics and Compliance (33 minutes and 45 seconds)

William Messer, Jr., Ph.D.
Vice President for Research


Stress Management For Graduate Students (30 minutes and 50 seconds)

Stanley Edwards, Ph.D.
Director, Counseling Center

How to find Balance, Meaning and Enjoyment in Graduate School: A Panel Discussion on Traits of Successful Graduate Students (29 minutes and 24 seconds)

Moderator:       Patricia Komuniecki, Ph.D

Panelists:        Michael Dowd, Ph.D.
                      Chair & Associate Professor, Economics

                      Rebecca Schneider, Ph.D.
                      Associate Professor, Science Education

                      Patricia Relue, Ph.D.
                      Associate Professor, Bioengineering

                      Anthony Quinn, Ph.D.
                      Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Last Updated: 9/1/15