Orientation Information

Message for new Graduate Teaching Assistants starting Fall 2017
All Students:

All students must first complete a pre-arrival certification. This pre-arrival certification is all online and includes detailed information about the course and the requirements necessary to complete the course as well as CWRU specific resources you should know about as a graduate student and as a TA. Please check your email and this website for updates on when this training will be available.

Orientation will be on Monday, August 28 from 4-7 p.m.. Please bring a printout of your pre-arrival certification with you.

Students will register for UNIV 400A or UNIV 400 C during the orientation session on Monday, August 28. They should NOT register through SIS.

Questions: send an email to UNIV400@case.edu or call 216.368.5230.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:

During the International Graduate Student TA Orientation held immediately after the Graduate Studies Orientation on Wednesday, August 23, international TAs will be asked to sign up for the CWRU Spoken English Test (SET). All testing will take place in Educational Services for Students (ESS), 470 Sears Building.

At the time of the SET, students are asked to bring their course schedules and the correct spelling of their advisor's name, email address, and phone number. SET test dates are the following:

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., August 23-28.

Students who pass the CWRU SET test must also attend the UNIV 400 Orientation on Monday, August 28 from 4-7 p.m..

Students who do not pass the CWRU SET will be required to take an English-as-a-second-language courses, UNIV 402. This course focuses on pronunciation, fluency, and presentations. This course can be taken before or concurrently with UNIV 400 A/C.