Orientation workshop for new GAs and TAs

Save the date: The 2022 annual orientation workshop for new Graduate and Teaching Assistants (GAs and TAs) from all faculties and departments will be held on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 3p.m. to 5p.m. EST as a virtual live event. The agenda and a link to join the event will be posted on this webpage in August.

Watch a recording of the 2021 orientation (September 8, 2021) or review copies of the 2021 presentations:

3:00 - 3:10  Introduction and Welcome 

Dr. Debbie Kane, Acting Dean of Graduate Studies  

Adam Pillon, President, Graduate Student Society  

Emily Varga, President, CUPE Local 4580 

Alicia DiCarloVice-President, CUPE Local 4580 

Svetlana GeorgievaFaculty of Graduate Studies  

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

Marie HawkinsFaculty of Graduate Studies


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

Dr. Chitra Rangan, Associate DeanFaculty of Graduate Studies  

Elizabeth Ismail, Irene Muir and Paige Coyne, GA/TA Network 

4:30 – 5:00  Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures 

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

Review all resources for new GAs and TAs.