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We host New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO) at the beginning of every semester to welcome new graduate and professional students to graduate community and the larger Aggie Family. NGSO gives us a chance to introduce you to the Graduate and Professional School and other important services and resources on our campus that support your success. It also gives you a chance to meet other incoming graduate students. It's informative, fun, and (oh yeah!) you could win prizes.  

NGSO is open to incoming Aggie graduate students only. If you are joining our community for a graduate or professional program, look out for invites via email.  

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Students and staff participating in a breakout session at NGSO 2023. Photo courtesy of the Graduate and Professional School


For your convenience, we are offering two identical, optional sessions in the Memorial Student Center (MSC) on the College Station campus: 

  • Monday, August 12, 2024, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 
  • Friday, August 16, 2024, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

NGSO is an optional open to students starting a degree program in fall 2024. You will receive an invitation to register via email. 

Note: Some departments and colleges have a separate orientation for their new graduate students. For information on departmental or college orientations that provide details for specific graduate programs or majors, check with your graduate advisor or other department staff.

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