College of Graduate Studies

Orientation is an opportunity to learn about resources available in the campus community, to gain an understanding of academic regulations for graduate students, to explore areas of professional development, and much more.

Graduate Online Orientation

Welcome to UToledo’s graduate school and congratulations on your decision to earn your degree at The University of Toledo. Your time here will be spent learning new skills, making new discoveries, and dreaming big, in order to make a positive impact on society after you graduate. Whether you are brand new to UToledo or are continuing from your undergraduate degree, there is much to learn about all the ways that the campus community will support you. Your journey begins today with an online orientation.

Getting Started

Activate your UTAD account on the UTAD Account Management webpage: New Account Creation/Activation. Your UTAD account must be activated at least 24 hours before you access your online orientation module. You will log-in to your orientation module using your UTAD UserID and password.



The online orientation will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete, and is required. The module covers general and specific resources in the following sections: Welcome, Academics, Financing Your Education, Support Services, Student Life, Student Safety, and Next Steps. The best part? Upon completion, you retain access to the orientation module throughout your time at UToledo and can even build customized reference lists. If you activated your UTAD at least 24 hours ago, you can get started right now!

Start Your Orientation Now

Next Steps

International Students Only: Complete the International Student Orientation [ISO]

  • Provided by the Office of International Students and Scholars Services [OISSS]
  • ISO webpage is specialized for F-1 and J-1 students who are new to UToledo
  • ISO webpage contains important information and instructions for completion of the orientation

All Admitted Graduate Students: Provide official final documents

  • If you have not already done so, provide your official final transcripts showing your degree earned in an official sealed envelope from the degree granting university within the first semester of enrollment, or have it sent directly to the College of Graduate Studies. Previous or continuing University of Toledo students are not required to provide their University of Toledo transcripts.
  • International Students only must also present the official diploma [and certificate of graduation] to our office for review within the first semester of enrollment

Required Training Modules for All Graduate Students: Sexual Assault Prevention for Graduate Students [60 mins.] and Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging: Tools for Allyship & Conclusion [20 mins.]

  • These training modules are developed by EverFi and administered using the Foundry platform.
  • They will be assigned to you and you will receive email notifications when they become available.
  • You can also sign into Foundry with your UTAD login and any assigned courses will appear in your dashboard
  • You will have 30 days to complete the trainings from when they are assigned.

Register for Classes: Use the myUT portal and the STUDENT tab.


Please contact Teri Green, Director of Graduate Academic & Student Affairs at

Last Updated: 6/21/22