2020 New Student Orientation Schedule


Course Registration

New and returning students are required to virtually meet with advisors, register online, and submit advisor-approved registration forms to Zellencia Harris by Friday, September 25, at noon.

Required for: all students

PSD Welcome & Orientation

Required for: all students

Online Orientation for International Students

Required for: all new international students


*Please note that all CAM Orientation activities will be virtual.*

Monday, 9/21

Welcome Session for Incoming PhD Students (ZOOM Meeting)

Meet with CCAM director, faculty, and staff for introductions, and an overview of the program.

Time: 9:30am

Welcome Session for Incoming Masters Students (ZOOM Meeting)

Meet with MCAM director, faculty, and staff for introductions, and an overview of the program.

Time: 11am

IT Information Session (Joint session with Statistics, ZOOM Meeting)

Ed Friedman, John Zekos, and Mitzi Nakatsuka will explain computational resources in the Department of the Statistics and across campus.

Time: 12-12:45pm

Library Resources Information Session (ZOOM Meeting)

Jennifer Hart, Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Librarian, will give an overview of library services and resources available to all students.

Time: 1pm-1:30pm

Wednesday, 9/23

Successful Collaboration and Overview of UChicago GRAD (Joint session with MCAM, ZOOM Meeting)

A discussion on collaboration within CCAM programs and an overview of resources available through UChicago GRAD, including career resources.  Required for all new CAM students.

Time: 10am – 11am

Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago (TTIC) Student Body Meeting And Mix and Mingle  (PHD Students ONLY)

TTIC Faculty will give a welcome and introduction to CAM students and new TTIC students. Students will get a brief overview of some of the research currently being done at TTIC and ways they can attend events or be involved or join academic activity through the year.

Time: 3pm