Aug 24 - CS Grad and PhD New Student Orientation


The Department of Computer Science is getting ready to welcome its new graduate and PhD students to campus on August 24. There will be a variety of activities that will enable students to meet with faculty and current students as well as socialize with new classmates. As you can see from the schedule below, new graduate and PhD students should prepare for a busy day!  See you on the 24th! 




8:00am - 9:00am


New Computer Science (NCS)

First floor atrium

9:00am - 9:30am

Chair's Welcome, Professor Samir Das

Javits 100

9:30am - 10:00am

Computing Facilities, Peter Ruland

Javits 100

10:00am - 10:15am

CS Graduate Student Council, Saeed and Shachee

Javits 100

10:15am - 10:30am

Women in CS (WiCS)

Assistant Professor Jing Chen

Javits 100

11:00am - 1:00pm

PhD program orientation (PhD students only)

Professor C.R. Ramakrishnan

NCS Room 120

11:00am - 1:00pm

MS student panel (MS students only)

Javits 100

1:00pm - 2:30pm


NCS First floor atrium

2:30pm - 4:30pm

PhD student panel (PhD students only)

NCS Room 120

2:30pm - 4:30pm

MS Program Orientation (MS students only)

Professors C.R. Ramakrishnan and Erez Zadok

Javits 100

5:00pm onwards


NCS Outdoor Patio

Special notes:

1) On August 25 from 10a-12n, there will be a special advising session for MS students entering the program with prerequisites. This session is taking place in Room 220 in New CS. 

2) There are "Faculty Overview Talks" scheduled for September that you don't want to miss! MS students have the option of attending and PhD students are required to attend for CSE600 credit. These talks will take place in Javits 102 from 2:30p-4:00p on Sept. 1, 8, and 15.