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Summer & Fall Orientation Events

Whether new graduate students will be studying online or on campus, the Office of Graduate Studies looks forward to hosting welcome and orientation events for new students starting in summer and fall 2024!

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Online Brighspace Orientation

Newly matriculated students are being added to the USM Graduate Student Online Brighspace Orientation every week. From ordering textbooks to navigating library resources, this space is designed to give you an overview of what – and who – you need to know to get started in your graduate studies at USM.

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Graduate Assistantships

A Graduate Assistantship (GA) at USM is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience and develop professional skills that enhance a student’s academic and career goals, while also providing them with financial support. There are still several positions available for the 2024-2025 academic year!