Your Graduate Journey Starts Here
We're Here to Help You Navigate
During graduate orientation, you'll take care of basic tasks like setting up your DU email address, getting a campus ID, ordering textbooks, and learning about our policies and procedures.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we've taken the precaution of making the 2020 Graduate Orientation all-digital.
Required Canvas Module for Incoming Grad Students
The Office of Graduate Education & Graduate Policies
Meet the Office of Graduate Education, explore the Graduate Bulletin, and learn about relevant graduate policies.
Live Orientation Sessions
Friday, September 11 at 1:00pm
Connect with the us on Zoom and learn about life on the DU campus, academic procedures, orientation materials and more.
Important Tasks for Incoming Graduate Students
Get Your DU ID
Your DU ID card grants you access to resources on-campus and off, as well as discounts at local merchants and restaurants.
International Student Orientation
Attendance at the International Student Orientation on September 3rd and September 4th is REQUIRED for all new and incoming international students who are currently in the United States.
Students who are beginning studies outside the United States will need to complete the asynchronous orientation in Canvas by September 21st.More Information
Take the Pathway Back to Campus Canvas Course
To ensure we are all well-informed, the entire DU community—faculty, staff, and students—must complete the Pathway Back to Campus course in Canvas before returning to campus.
Information for Graduate Teaching Assistants
The Office of Teaching and Learning is proud to offer the Foundations in Teaching and Learning Graduate Teaching Assistant Canvas Course. This fully online, asynchronous, self-paced Canvas course is available to all GTAs at the University of Denver. Foundations in Teaching and Learning Graduate Teaching Assistant Canvas Course overview:
- Develop your professional identity through a pedagogical foundation to foster inclusive, intellectually stimulating, and dynamic learning environments.
- Develop your use of Canvas LMS, Zoom, Kaltura, and Kanopy to support classroom discussions, feedback sessions, and more.
- Develop your understanding of inclusive course design, classroom management (online and f2f), assessment, and evaluation techniques.
Textbooks and Learning Resources
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