2011 Oglesby Union (OU) and Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs (OVPSA) Graduate Assistant Orientation Schedule The goals of the Oglesby Union and OVPSA graduate assistant orientation program are: 1. To welcome new graduate assistants to Oglesby Union, OVPSA, and the university community; 2. To educate graduate assistants about the purpose and role of College Unions and the uniqueness of the Oglesby Union; 3. To help graduate assistants acclimate into their roles as graduate assistants of the Oglesby Union/OVPSA and Higher Education students at Florida State University; 4. To familiarize graduate assistants with Oglesby Union, Division of Student Affairs, and Florida State University resources to assist in their experience; and 5. To build a relationship between the graduate assistants of the Oglesby Union and the OVPSA. Contacts Please contact one of the following with questions, needs, etc. Brandon Bowden Associate Director, Oglesby Union email@example.com 850/645-7354
Allison H. Crume, Ph.D. Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs firstname.lastname@example.org 850/645-9872
Wednesday, August 17 – Student Affairs Overview Location: TBD Lunch all together and will be catered. 8:30 am – 1:00 pm First Years 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Second Years Thursday, August 18 – Making the most of your Graduate Experience Location: TBD Lunch will be dutch treat in Union Food Court. 9:00 am – 12:00 pm All 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Behind the Scenes Campus Tours 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Paint-a-Pot at the OU Art Center Friday, August 19 OU graduate assistants – Department retreat at the Rez OVPSA graduate assistants – Day off Monday, August 22 – Higher Education department Orientation Location: Stone Building (STB) 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, August 23 – Graduate School Orientation Location: Room 101 of HCB (Classroom Building across from Oglesby Union) Registration opens July 5 online: http://gradschool.fsu.edu/ProfessionalDevelopment/Professional-Development-Workshop-Series/The-Graduate-School-s-NewGraduate-Student-Orientation We recommend you attend the 8:00 am – 1:00 pm block. Highly recommend the Strozier Library – Scholars Commons Tour, Table Fair, and the BBQ Picnic.