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 Modules 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.
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
International Student Orientation for Winter Quarter 2021/Spring Semester 2021 will be in an asynchronous format. All new international students will receive an email invitation to complete the International Student Orientation Canvas course on December 15th at their DU email address.
Completing the Canvas course is REQUIRED for all new international students. The deadline to complete the course is Friday, January 15th.
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
Find required materials for your courses and browse a wide range of DU-themed merchandise.