Graduate Business Orientation

Orientation is for all students starting the MBA and master's in accounting, finance and marketing programs. For additional information, visit SpartanWeb and select the orientation tab. Or, contact the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies at utgrad@ut.edu or (813) 257-1713 with questions. International students may want to consult the International Student Orientation Web page.

Summer 2015

Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Location: Vaughn Center, second floor (#24 on the campus map)
Parking: Parking is available in the Thomas Parking Garage at the corner of North Boulevard and North B Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive. Enter from North B Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive. View the campus map for other parking locations.
Program:  
3:30-4:15 p.m. – Check-in. Campus representatives will be available to provide individual assistance to students on email, Blackboard, network access and other technology systems. This is also a good time to ask questions about tuition payments, academic advising, ID cards, parking, books, international travel, student organizations, career services and more.
4:15-5 p.m. – General session. ATTENDANCE REQUIRED for all students starting graduate school in the Sykes College of Business, except EMBA.

Fall 2015

Master of Science and MBA students (EMBA students, see below)
Date: Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Location:
Vaughn Center (#24 on the campus map)
Parking:
Parking is available in the Thomas Parking Garage at the corner of North Boulevard and North B Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive. Enter from North B Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive.View the campus map for other parking locations.

Check-In and Resource Fair* 2-3 p.m., Vaughn Center, second floor
The resource fair features representatives from campus offices to answer students' questions about tuition payments, access to technology systems, advising, ID cards, parking, books, international travel, student organizations, career services and more.

*Students who have recently attended The University of Tampa are not required to participate in the resource fair; however, if you have questions, it is a good time to get them answered. 

Program 3-5 p.m.
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED for all students starting graduate school in the Sykes College of Business, except EMBA.
MBA students enrolled in MGT 598 Leading for Performance will begin their Fast Start workshop immediately following the orientation program. 

Executive MBA students ORIENTATION WEEKEND
Date: Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Team Building Exercise, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Location: Sykes College of Business, room 131-134
Dinner, 7:30-9:30 p.m.  RSVP to MBA@ut.edu  You may bring one guest. 
Date: Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
Breakfast, 7:30-8:00 a.m., Location: Sykes College of Business, room 266
Orientation/Communication Boot Camp, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., room 266

Spring 2016

Date: Friday, Jan. 15, 2016
Location: Vaughn Center (#24 on the campus map)
Parking: Parking is available in the Thomas Parking Garage at the corner of North Boulevard and North B. Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive. Enter from North B. Street/Frederic H. Spaulding Drive. View the campus map for other parking locations.

Check-In and Resource Fair* 2-3 p.m., Vaughn Center, second floor
The resource fair features representatives from campus offices to answer students' questions about tuition payments, access to technology systems, advising, ID cards, parking, books, international travel, student organizations, career services and more.

*Students who have recently attended The University of Tampa are not required to participate in the resource fair; however, if you have questions, it is a good time to get them answered.

Program 3-5:30 p.m.
ATTENDANCE REQUIRED for all students starting graduate school in the Sykes College of Business, except EMBA.
MBA students enrolled in MGT 598 Leading for Performance will begin their Fast Start workshop immediately following the orientation program.