New Graduate Students Orientation

8:00 – 8:30 AM REGISTRY
8:30 – 9:00 AM Protocol Greeting and Welcome Profa. Wilma Santiago Gabrielini, Acting Chancellor,
Dr. Betsy Morales, Dean of Academic Affairs and Dr. José L. Perdomo, Acting Dean of Students
9:00 – 9:30 AM Path from Admission to Graduation:
General Aspects and Academic Requirements

  • Academic Senate Certification 09-09
  • Academic Senate Certification 05-62 and 13-14
  • Opportunities of Assistantships

Dr. Jonathan Muñoz Barreto Acting Director,
Dr. Alesandra Morales Vélez, OEG Director (in
license), Mrs. Lucy Serrano Administrative Officer III
(Active students) and Mrs. Damaris Echevarría
Student Affairs Officer II (Admissions) of the
Office of Graduate Studies (OEG)
9:30 – 10:30 AM The Library, the SIRG and the Information and Research Competencies: Indispensable Tools for Your Success
Dr. Anidza Valentín, Director, General Library and Profa. Hilda Teresa Ayala, Librarian of the Center for Research and Graduate Innovation (GRIC) General Library
10:30 – 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 – 12:15 MD Economic Assistance for Citizens and Permanent Residents
Sra. Lourdes I. Matos Martínez, Assistance Officer
Economics for Graduate Students
Orientation for International Students on Immigration Matters Dra. Francés Santiago, Coordinator and Ms. Janet Estrada, Administrative Officer I of the Office of
Immigration Matters
12:15 – 1:15 PM LUNCH BREAK
1:15 – 1:45 PM Introduction to the Professional Enrichment Center (CEP)
Profa. Jaquelina Álvarez, Associate Coordinator, CEP
1:45 – 3:15 PM Learning to learn Dra. Canny Bellido, Coordinator, CEP
3:15 – 4:00 PM Cultural Shock: Adaptation to Life as Graduate Students Panel of graduate students