Orientation workshop for new GAs and TAs

The 2023 annual orientation workshop for new Graduate and Teaching Assistants (GAs and TAs) from all faculties and departments

will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 from 3p.m. to 5p.m. 

in the Toldo Building, Room 200 (both in-person and remote attendees are welcome).

Agenda to follow. Attendees are invited to join the event in person in the Toldo Building, Room 200. For those unable to attend in person the session will be streamed live (link to join remotely will be posted on this webpage in the week before the event).

Watch a recording of the Fall 2022 Faculty of Graduate Studies GA/TA orientation workshop (September 7, 2022) or review copies of the 2022 presentations:

3:00pm - 3:10pm Introduction and Welcome

Dr. Debbie Kane, Acting Dean of Graduate Studies

Adam Pillon, President, Graduate Student Society - get a copy of GSS presentation (PDF)

3:10pm - 3:30pm GA/TA Union Representation and Collective Agreement

Alicia DiCarlo, Vice-President, CUPE Local 4580

3:30pm – 3:45pm Policies and Guidelines for GA/TA Appointments (PDF)

Svetlana Georgieva, Faculty of Graduate Studies

3:45pm – 4:00pm GA/TA Payment Information

Marie Hawkins, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:00pm - 4:15pm Helpful Hints on Academic Integrity for GAs and TAs

Dr. Chitra Rangan, Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies

4:15pm - 4:30pm  Appropriate Social Media Usage for GAs and TAs

Elizabeth Ismail and Paige Coyne, GA/TA Network. Review GA/TA network presentation handout.

4:30pm – 4:40pm  Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures for GAs and TAs

Anne Rudzinski, Office of Sexual Violence Prevention, Resistance & Support

Review all resources for new GAs and TAs.