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Graduate Orientation

Welcome New Graduate Students!

We are excited to have you join the NSU College of Psychology! Please see below for information about the New Student Orientation schedule, as well as departmental contact information and important links. (NOTE: THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE SEMESTER).

New Student Orientation

Your onboarding to the College is very important to us. So we have designed a process that consists of the following sessions:

Date / Time (Eastern Time)
Sessions / Topics
Complete prior to Tuesday, August 16, 2022.
  • Self-paced canvas course.
    • All confirmed students have been enrolled in this course. 
    • To access this course, go to After logging into the site, select "Canvas" and then "College of Psychology New Student Orientation Fall 2022".
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Mandatory for online and regional campus Counseling, Forensic Psychology, and General Psychology students only.
  • NSU and program specific information
  • Zoom session
Friday, August 19, 2022
from 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Mandatory for Clinical Psychology, on-campus Counseling, Experimental Psychology, and School Psychology students only.
  • NSU and program specific information
  • Morning session: NSU Broward Center of Innovation (Alvin Sherman Library, MAP)
  • Afternoon session: Maxwell Maltz Building MAP.
Date Recommended Sessions
Wednesday, June 15 at Noon A Quick Introduction to Technology (at NSU) LINK
Wednesday, June 29 at Noon Naked History (NSU) LINK
Wednesday, July 6 at Noon Campus Life, Student Organizations, and Local Know-how LINK
Wednesday, July 20 at Noon Meet Your Support Team LINK
Wednesday, August 3 at Noon Professional Expectations | Faculty & Staff Panel LINK

Things to Note

  • In order to participate in the mandatory graduate orientation sessions, please refer to the email sent to you from
  • You will also be receiving a separate email from your academic program inviting you to their mandatory orientation session. Please register for that session as well.

Departmental Contacts

Presentation Documents

Important links for the event are listed below.

College of Psychology

Directions to the campus

Student Financial Assistance



Residence Life


Alvin Sherman Library

College of Psychology

Student Resources Page


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