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

  • July 19-20 Online Student Orientation
  • Aug 9-18 Early orientation period for Design & Production (Animatronics, Costume Design, Scene Design, Scenic Art, Stage Properties, Wig & Makeup)
  • Aug 14-18 Orientation period for Design & Production (Production Project Management, Costume Technology, Stage Automation, Sound Design, Technical Direction)
  • Aug 14-21 Orientation period for Filmmaking and Music 
  • Aug. 14 - New graduate students arrive
  • Aug. 21 - University classes begin