Incoming Graduate Student Orientation

When: August 31, 2012 (Fri), 01:00PM to 05:00PM (add to my calendar)
Location: SCI 352

You may download the presentation in PowerPoint format. Welcome to the Boston University Physics Department! We’re happy to see you here and hope that your graduate career in our department will be exciting and productive. Here is a list of resources which you should find useful:


  1. Most of your computer accounts are ready now. If not, please see Guoan Hu or Richard Laskey.
  2. September 6, 2012 ice cream social at SCI Plaza 4:00 p.m.
  3. September 21, 2012 Department of Physics Alumni Reunion, starting at noon in the SCI Plaza.
  4. For Teaching Fellows, you must make contact with the professor of your assigned course as soon as possible, certainly by the first day of classes.
  5. For international students, the Center for English Language and Orientation Programs (CELOP) will sponsor an intensive language instructional program during this academic year. Details will be announced when available.
  6. Welcome lunch for graduate physics females at the Faculty and Staff Dining room: September 13, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.; please meet at SCI Plaza next to the Explosion sculpture