Are you a new graduate student?

Welcome to Wichita State! On this page you will find everything you need to prepare for your graduate education journey. The Graduate School is here to help.



Grad Student Orientation Summer and Fall 2024




Graduate School Orientation 2024

(Online + in-person refresher)

Eager to learn about our campus, technology systems, expectations, academics, advising structure, and resources? You're in the right place.

Take the first step by filling out our pre-arrival survey.

Online orientation modules are ready for you to view, check your WSU email for updates and more info!

How to Access Online Orientation Content
Incoming summer students should have received an email with a link to the new Orientation site. If you have not received any emal with that information, please email us. Make sure to include your WSU ID.
Due Date - Online Orientation

Summer orientation: Friday, June 14th at 11:59 pm

Fall orientation: Friday, September 13th at 11:59 pm

Faculty & Staff Access

Please email us. To expedite the process, please make sure to include your WSU ID.

In-person Orientation Refresher

Summer - Wednesday, May 29th, 9:00-12:00pm, Woolsey Hall Ballroom

Fall - Thursday, August 15th, Time TBD, Hubbard Hall Rm 208




Student attending welcome week session

Grad Life 101 

(The unofficial orientation)


A peer-to-peer session where incoming students can ask current students everything you want to know about graduate life at Wichita State. Stay tuned for more info about the Fall 2024 Grad Life 101 session!



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Our professional development program offers live and on-demand training about how to take care of yourself, find a job, do research, or improve your teaching.


professional development priorities




Contact Us

Our office is located in Jardine Hall 107
Hours, M-F, 8 AM to 5 PM