New Student Orientation Fall 2017

Monday, August 28 - Friday, September 1, 2017

Date & Time Activity Location
Monday, August 28    
8:00 - 9:00 Biostatistics Orientation Breakfast 1680 Crossroads
9:00 - 12:00 SPH Orientation Activities SPH
10:00 - 12:30 Biostat 600 - Dr. Brisa Sanchez SPH I 3755
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch provided by SPH & M-card pick-up  
11:00 - 4:00 GSI Teaching Orientation* Michigan League 2nd Floor
5:00 - 8:00 Happy Hour & Scavenger Hunt.
Biostat Student Association
Meet in 4034 (Biostat Conf room 4th Floor SPH II)
1:00 - 5:00 (Epidemiology Exemption Exam - if interested)***  
Tuesday, August 29    
7:15 -5:00 SPH Orientation/Practice Plunge
(Optional for Ph.D. and MS. Students)
 
9:00 – 4:15 GSI Teaching Orientation  Michigan League 2nd Floor
Wednesday, August 30   .
8:00 - 12:00 SPH Orientation Events (Breakfast provided)  
12:00 - 4:00 Biostatistics Master's Program Advising & Q&A SPH I 1655
1:00 - 4:00 Faculty Advising  Appointments  Faculty offices
Thursday, August 31    
10:00 - 10:30 BSA and STATCOM introduction SPH II 1112
10:30 - 11:30 Biostatistics Orientation Session SPH II 1112
11:30 - 1:30 Mentor/Mentee Meet/Greet SPH II 1112 & 1122
2:00 - 3:00 Department GSI Orientation & scheduling** SPH II 1138
3:00 - 4:00 Department GSI Orientation ** SPH II 1138
4:00 - 6:00 Biostat 600  Kathy Welch SPH II Lab A&C
Friday, September 1    
9:00 - 9:30 SPH Computing Orientation  Vlad Wielbut  SPH I 3755
9:30 - 11:30 Biostat 600  Dr. Brisa Sanchez  SPH I 3755
12:00 - 1:00 Doctoral Luncheon TBA
12:30 - 2:30 Biostat 600  Kathy Welch SPH II Lab A&C
2:30 - 5:00 Department GSI Orientation** SPH II Lab A
5:30 -TBD BSA Event Meet in 4034 (Biostat Conf Room)
Tuesday, September 6 Classes start  
Saturday, September 23 Biostatistics Fall Picnic  
  • NOTE: BIOSTAT 600 has been extended into the semester. See class schedule for additional dates/times/locations.
  • *All new GSIs are required to attend these trainings.  Additional information can be found at http://crlt.umich.edu/gsis/gsio
  • On Tuesday 8/29/2017 be sure to take the following concurrent sessions:  Teaching Problem Solving and Grading Quantitative Courses and the Sciences
  • **BIOSTAT 501 and 521 GSIs are required to attend these trainings
  • *** Biostat students do NOT take Algebra or Biostat Exemption Exam