Orientation & Information for New Graduate Students

Your 2018 Virtual Orientation Binder

  1. Important Links for New Graduate Students (bookmark it!)
  2. Your Department's Grad Resources Page (bookmark it!) including:
    1. Degree Checklists
    2. Degree Requirements
    3. Program Handbook
    4. Description of Duties forms
    5. Eligibility Checklist (required each quarter, except summer, for employment or fellowship)
    6. and more...
  3. Professional Development program, including a calendar of workshops: GradPathways
  4. Becoming a California Resident - Domestic nonresidents are expected to become California residents before the start of their second year - Make sure to start collecting evidence now. (International Students may not become residents for tuition purposes)
  5. UC Davis Campus Map - Find out how to get to orientation and your classes
  6. Presentation slides from orientation [pdf]
  7. Copying/Printing/Scanning Slides - These slides and your copy code are emailed quarterly to those who are employed.
  8. When in doubt, ask the LangLit Staff

Orientations Schedule 2018

*Please note that any references to “New” French TAs/AIs means new to teaching French at UC Davis (even if you’ve had previous teaching experience at another university or in another department at UC Davis)

Fri, SEP 14: International Graduate Student Orientation (required for new international students)

https://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/current-students/newly-admitted-students/orientation

Mon, SEP 17: Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation by the Office of Graduate Studies register here  https://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/current-students/newly-admitted-students/orientation

Various Dates: Sexual Violence Prevention training
All new students must complete this training.  See http://sexualviolence.ucdavis.edu/education_training.html to select a date.

Various Dates: Test of Oral English Proficiency (TOEP) / SPEAK Test – For international graduate students / TAs.  See http://iae.ucdavis.edu/graduate/index.html for information on who must take it and how to sign up.

Thur, SEP 20: Languages & Literatures Orientation -required
Administrative items; IT troubleshooting; photos; tour of DLC

Mon, SEP 24: Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) TA Training

Register online at http://cetl.ucdavis.edu/courses-and-events/ta-orientation.html  (required for new TAs/AIs). Two courses must be completed online prior to this in-person training. Consult your registration confirmation email for time & location of the in person 

Department of French & Italian Orientation:

Friday, September 21, 2018

Time

Topic

Location

Who Attends

Who Presents

10:00-12:00

Welcome & New TA Training

209 Wellman

New TAs/AIs

Julia Simon, Language Program Coordinator

12:00-1:30

Lunch (provided)

out

New TAs/AI

Julia Simon

1:00-4:00

New TA Training cont.

209 Wellman

New TAs/AIs

Julia Simon 

Anytime before CEE TA Training 

Online training available at lms.ucdavis.edu, Living the Principles of Community.  http://sdps.ucdavis.edu/course_catalog/communication/living_p_o_c_online.html

 

online New TAs/AIs  

 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Time

Topic

Location

Who Attends

Who Presents

Please see your registration confirmation email for time and location

Center for Educational Effectiveness (CEE) TA Training

Register online at http://cee.ucdavis.edu/tao/index.html (required for new TAs/AIs). Two courses must be completed online prior to this in-person training.

Please see your registration confirmation email for time and location

TAs/AIs who have not taught at UC Davis before

CEE Staff

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Time

Topic

Location

Who Attends

Who Presents

9:00-12:00

Required Meeting for all language teachers

209 Wellman

All TAs/AIs & Lecturers

 Julia Simon

12:00-1:30

Lunch (provided) Meeting for All New & Continuing French Grad Students

522 Sproul

All Grads

 Hosted by Noah Guynn

1:30-4:00

MyFrenchLab, iLrn, Canvas

18 Olson

All TAs/AIs

 Julia Simon