87% of students feel better prepared for graduate school after attending GradO, and 96% of survey respondents said the content was helpful.
GradO 2017 Survey
What happens at GradO?
We have developed special presentations and activities that will get you acquainted with some important grad school basics. We also host a lunch where you’ll have the chance to meet other students, Deans and Program Directors.
Browse the resources below that were used at last year's orientation for an idea of the topics and issues we cover at GradO.
When is GradO?
Fall orientation: September 2, 2020
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Where is GradO?
Most years, GradO takes place on the main UCalgary campus. Due to the pandemic, Fall 2020 GradO will take place online. Once you register, a link to the online event will be sent to you shortly before it takes place.
International Student Services (ISS) offers an orientation earlier on the same day for international students. Registration opens one month prior to its scheduled date. Learn more about International Graduate Essentials