In addition to the New Student Orientation on Thursday, August 18, 2022, MSGDA and MSGC students will be expected to attend Genetics Orientation on Friday, August 19, Monday, August 22, Tuesday, August 23, and Wednesday, August 24. The full schedule is below. 

  • KGI Orientation
    Schedule to be provided by Student Affairs. 

    Program Breakout Session

    Time and Location
    Topic
    1:00–2:00 p.m.
    TBD – Pitzer College
    MSGC with Emily Quinn
    MSGDA with Barbara Fortini
  • Time and Location
    Topic
    9:00 a.m.
    Oasis 121 Fountain
    Mt. Balky Hike and Picnic
    Meet at the KGI campus in front of the Oasis KGI Commons fountain to carpool to Mt. Baldy
    Afternoon
    Explore Claremont
    On your own
  • Time and Location
    Topic
    9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    MSGC: Building 535 Room 35
    MSGDA: Building 121 Room 1113
    Program Orientation
    12:00–1:00 p.m.
    MSGC: Petiscos
    MSGDA: Building 121 Room 1113
    Lunch with Program Leadership
    1:00–3:00 p.m.
    Building 535 Room 152
    ExamSoft Orientation and Genetics Pre-Assessment
    3:00–4:00 p.m.
    Building 535 Room 152
    MSGC: ABGC Practice Exam; MSGDA: Writing Pre-Assessment
    5:00 p.m.
    Building 517 Chan Family Patio
    Ice Cream Social with Peer Mentors
  • Time and Location
    Topic
    9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    Building 535 Room 152
    Classroom Technology and Resources
    • ExamSoft Mock Assessment
    • Canvas
    • Student Services walk-through
    12:00–1:00 p.m.
    Building 535 Room 152
    Lunch
    1:00–4:00 p.m.
    Building 535 Room 121
    Student Success Workshop
    Presented by Nicholas Gorman, EdD, MPH
    MSGC Associate Director of Research
    6:00–9:00 p.m.
    Building 517 Chan Family Patio
    Genetics Welcome Banquet
  • Time and Location
    Topic
    1:00-4:00 p.m.
    Building 517 Room 129
    MSGC Y1 – BLS Training