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New Graduate Student Orientation

You’ve made one of the most important decisions in your life by choosing to pursue graduate study, and we’re glad you chose to do so at The University of Texas at Tyler. We want to welcome you to UT Tyler and help get your graduate experience off to the right start! All new graduate students are encouraged (but not required) to attend the New Graduate Student Orientation held each fall.

If you are an online student, you can access the online orientation with the left hand navigation links to help get your graduate experience off to the right start. The site allows you to go through the Graduate Student Orientation at your own convenience, and can be used as an online reference for any questions you may have during your time at the University. You can also access the Powerpoint presentations on our app (iOS or Android) or in Grad Central in Blackboard.

If you need additional information, please visit the Orientation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), Graduate School FAQs, or contact us using the information below.

Dr. Alecia Wolf
Assistant Dean of The Graduate School

Director of Graduate Admissions


Phone: 903.566.7457

ADM 345

Dr. William Geiger
Dean of The Graduate School


Phone: 903.565.5515


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