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Tuesday, August 20, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
School of Public Health

We are excited to welcome the new class of School of Public Health graduate students for Fall 2019!
SPH graduate orientation is on Tuesday, August 20th. 

Registration is required.


Please see the schedule below:

Time Event Location
8:00am Registration and Light Refreshments

SPH Front Hall and SPH 2236 (Friedgen
Family Seminar Room)


Orientation Kick-Off

  • Welcome from Associate Dean of Academic Affairs: Stephen Roth, PhD
  • Welcome from the Association of Graduate Students in Public Health (GSPH)
  • Introduction to Delta Omega Gamma Zeta Chapter: Brit Saksvig, PhD
  • Introduction to Graduate Student Services and Next Steps: Brit Saksvig, PhD
  • Welcome from Diversity Officer: Erin McClure, Cheif of Staff
  • Welcome from Dean Boris Lushniak, MD, MPH
SPH 1312  (Lecture Hall)
10:00am Panel: Making the Most of Your Student Experience  
Master's Students 1312
Doctoral Students 1301
11:00am Resource Fair Ground Floor Concourse
11:45am Lunch - Get lunch, transition to and eat at Departmental Orientations Ground Floor Concourse – 0393 (Faculty/Staff Lounge)
12:00pm Departmental Orientations  
Behavioral & Community Health 1302
Epidemiology & Biostatistics 0308
Family Science 1142A (Family Science Conf. room)
Health Policy and Management 1301
Kinesiology  1303
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health 2234C (MIAEH Conf. Room)
Public Health Practice and Policy Program (Online MPH & Certificate in Public Health) 0307
2:00pm Accelerated MPH/MHA Student Session 0305
Graduate Students in Public Health

Social - with optional SPH Tours

SPH 2236 (Friedgen Family Student Lounge)

Getting Here

View campus map. The School of Public Health is located in quadrant D/E 7.

Directions to the School.

Parking for orientation

You will need to park your car in a visitor lot or garage.  The closest garage to our school is the Regent’s Drive Parking Garage. View garage map.

Other transportation options

For more transportation options, such as bus or rail travel, please refer to the Department of Transportation Services website.

Event Type: 
Student Events