American Univesity of Beirut

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​As part of the Fall 2021-22 Virtual New Student Orientation Program​, the Graduate Council will be holding a general orientation session for all graduate students with the aim of introducing them to the particulars of their graduate experience at AUB.

The program is highly informative even for former AUB students as it is customized for the graduate experience and features new services and requirements related to your studies, research and campus life. It will consist of a set of presentations followed by a question/answer session with the presenters.

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Event recording now available at this link​​ (password: mJYxRk@2).

The session will take place via WebEx; you may want to make sure that you can access WebEx meetings through one of the means available per this page. To access the meeting, you must register here first. Although here is no registration deadline, it is advisable that you register early.

Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Beirut Time)
Registering/Joining: The link to register and access the meeting is the same; registering beforehand is advisable.

Program and Theme

The theme of the orienation program is "The Essence and Essentials of the Graduate Experience". It will be a roundtable panel in which panelists from the AUB units below will be introducing their services and the opportunities they offer as well as key insights and advice all in in an effort to enhance your graduate experience.

AUB UnitRepresentative
Graduate Council (GC)
Kamal Abou Mikhael (Moderator)
Round Table Panel 1: Graduate Student Life
​​Office of Student Affairs (OSA)
​Hiba Hamade
Student Support (​Counseling Center and Peer Support Center)
​Chant Kazandjian
Equity/Title IX
Mitra Tauk
Office of International Programs (OIP)
Hala Dimechkie
Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS)
Sarah Kouzi
Rou​nd Table Panel 2: Graduate Academic Life
University Libraries (UL)
Nabila Shehabeddine
The Writing Center​ (WrC)
Amy Zenger
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Lina Onsi
Research Computing Services​
Vassili Valerik

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