Back to school season is upon us! The shopping may have begun early, whether due to hot weather, clearance sales, or tax breaks – but there is still plenty to do. The checklist below covers the top to-do items on the minds of the SAPA Board. The checklist also includes a number of where-to/how-to-find items based on questions asked by incoming students. Comment below with anything you think we missed.
Check out your Student Financial Services statement, available at Student Financial Services via the My Finances link.
If you are new to UD, be sure to get your student ID made at the Student Services Building. If you finished your undergrad at UD recently, the old card will be re-instated and will be back up and running about a week before classes start.
New Public Administration Fellows should plan to attend the Institute for Public Administration’s Orientation will be on August 23rd. Expect a guest appearance from a few of us.
Do you have a graduate contract? Onboarding will go on in the Rodney Room in Perkins Student Center on August 24th, 8:30 am to 5 pm. Human Resources provides its own downloadable PDF checklist that you can use to prepare for onboarding.
The required International Student Orientation for new students and scholars will be held on August 24th, 8:30am to 12:00pm in Clayton Hall Room 101 A & B. International students can contact the Office for International Students & Scholars with any questions.
SPPA’s new graduate student orientation will be held on August 27th at 10:00 am in 106 Composites Manufacturing Science Lab. The SAPA Board will be around throughout the day to say hello. Click here to view the all-day agenda for SPPA’s New Graduate Student Orientation.
Join us for the SPPA / SAPA Friends and Family Back-to-School Picnic on September 7th from 5:00 pm to dusk at Handloff Park and get to know staff, faculty and new and returning students.