New Graduate Student School Orientations

You are embarking on what will be a powerfully challenging and rewarding time in your graduate school life. Your training here begins with New Student Orientation. Schedules and dates are below:

Key Dates for 2023

  • May 12 Detailed Orientation Schedule Published
  • June 7 Prevention Education Courses Deadline
  • June 18 Online Student Orientation
  • Aug 7-16 Early orientation period for Design & Production (Animatronics, Costume Design, Scene Design, Scenic Art, Stage Properties, Wig & Makeup)
  • Aug 12-19 Orientation period for Design & Production (Production Project Management, Costume Technology, Stage Automation, Sound Design, Technical Direction)
  • Aug 12-19 Orientation period for Filmmaking and Music
  • Aug. 12 - New graduate students arrive
  • Aug. 19 - University classes begin