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NGSO 2020

Orientation will be held virtually using the Moodle Platform. Students will receive access to the orientation modules starting from August 10th, 2020, with new events posted every day until the 13th. A Zoom Open House on the 14th @ 3 p.m. where you can ask questions to a panel of your advocates at ISU will cap off orientation week. 

Log in to Moodle using your Idaho State University 4x4 (first four letters of your last then first four letters of your first name, e.g. doejane, and ISU password) after clicking the button below.

Welcome to our new Graduate Students from Dean Adam Bradford

Welcome from Dr. Adam Bradford, the person who makes things happen at the Graduate School. His actions, care for students, and progressive mindset help fuel everything we do at the graduate level. 

Welcome from Dr. Eakins, Director of Recruitment, Retention & Engagement

A short welcome from the Director of Recruitment, Retention & Engagement at the ISU Graduate School. Dr. Eakins is your number one supporter, from information on scholarships, networking events and conference and travel opportunities. 

Welcome from the Graduate School Staff

The rest of the Graduate School staff are your first points of contact in help with your various degrees, and they provide a variety of other kinds of aid, from processing your degree audit, to offering guidance, and even writing clinic hours for thesis & dissertation. We're all excited you're here!

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Greetings Incoming Graduate Students!

Get in the know with all your department and ISU has to offer by signing in for the New Graduate Student Orientation. 

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NGSO 2020 Agenda & Resources

The below information is a quick guide to events that will be hosted through Moodle. 

Informational Sessions & Engagement:

Students will be able to participate in forums on Moodle in the following activites from August 10, 2020- August 14, 2020. Make sure to log on to Moodle to engage with these valuable information sessions: 

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Mandatory Training (Title IX, FERPA)
  • Academic Resources 
  • Bengal Community Resources
  • Live Workshops (Imposter Syndrome, etc) 


3:00 pm Welcome/New Graduate Student Orientation

- Reception -

3:05 pm MC Welcome

3:08 pm Welcome Video - New Graduate Students

3:10 pm Dean's Remarks - Dr. Adam Bradford

3:15 pm Introduction of the Staff

3:20 pm FERPA 

3:25 pm Title IX - Melissa Millican, Interim Title IX Coordinator

3:35 pm Faculty/ Student Panel

4:25 pm Closing Remarks

Title IX Quick information
Find out all the events and opportunities we have this year!
Learn what you can do to assist your educational goals.
Welcome international students! Here are some resources and opportunities to help make your transition easier.
We offer writing clinic hours for help with both ESL graduate students and students needing assignments to be reviewed.
 A quick step-by-step guide for how to register for classes if you haven't already!


Join us for our live Faculty/ Student Panel, moderated by Dr. Tracy Collum, Associate Dean of the Graduate School

Panel Members 
  • Dr. Gabriel Bargen Faculty CRCS Communication Sciences & Disorders 
  • Dr. Mustafa Mashal Faculty COSE Civil & Environmental Engineering 
  • Dr. Neil Tocher Faculty BUS Business
  • Donovan Caufield Student CRCS Physical Therapy.DPT
  • Kailey Murphy Student CRCS Audiology.AUD

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GTA Orientation

August 21st, 2020 @ 3 pm