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New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation

Howdy and congratulations on your admission to the School of Public Health (SPH)!

The SPH Graduate Student Orientation is a mandatory event where all incoming graduate students will receive information, materials and greetings from strategic school leadership, administration and fellow students. The School of Public Health has three educational sites for graduate programs: College Station, Houston, and distance education. Orientation events as well as additional meetings unique to each cohort will be held for each site. Additional information about orientation, department meetings and other events will be emailed directly to incoming students. 

 A Welcome Reception for all Fall 2020 incoming students will be held in mid-August. More details will be posted soon.

College Station

Master of Public Health, Master of Health Administration - Resident, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH)

Orientation Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: TBD
Attire: Business casual


Master of Health Administration - Executive Track Program

Orientation Date: Thursday, July 30 - Friday, July 31
Time: TBD
Location: College Station Campus
Attire: Business casual

Distance Education

Master of Public Health - Epidemiology Online Program

Orientation Date: TBA
Time:  TBA
This orientation will be online. Log in details will be emailed directly to the student. 

International Students

All incoming international graduate students are required to attend the SPH International Student Orientation on Monday, Aug. 17 and Tuesday, Aug. 18. We organized this orientation session to help your transition to Bryan-College Station and Texas A&M University. Current students and faculty have volunteered their time to help and they are eager meet you!

Note: Not attending the required orientation on August 17 and 18 will result in the cancellation of your School of Public Health admission for fall 2020.

Orientation Date:  Monday, August 17 – Tuesday, August 18
Texas A&M School of Public Health
Classroom Building, Room 109
212 Adriance Lab Road
College Station, TX 77843
Attire: Casual

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Parking & Transit: Parking is not provided by the School. Use the Visitor Parking Map to find visitor parking locations. Lots 122A, 122B, 72A and 72B are the closest lots to SPH that provide hourly visitor parking. In addition, buses 02-Replant and 03-Yell Practice stop near the School.

Questions regarding Orientation should be directed to the Office of Student Affairs:

Suite 160, SPH Administration Building
979.436.9356 or