Below is the schedule for orientation for all School of Graduate Studies PhD students in the biomedical sciences in New Brunswick/Piscataway for 2017-18 academic year.  Click here to download pdf





Sunday, Aug 26

5:00 – 6:30

Vendor Fair (banks, cars, local businesses)

College Ave Student Center (address below)





Aug 27

10:00 – 11:30

Resource Fair (for campus services)

College Ave Gym Annex, 130 College Ave, New Brunswick


Aug 27


Aug 28

Aug 27 from:

1:00 – 3:00


Aug 28 from:

10:00 – 12:00

School of Graduate Studies (SGS)

New Student Orientation

(note: you only need to attend one of these

Sessions since same information will be each day)

College Ave Student  Center

Multipurpose Room

126 College Ave.

New Brunswick Campus

Aug 28

5:00 – 6:30

Vendor Fair (banks, cars, local businesses)

Livingston Student Center





Aug 29


Continental Breakfast available – all new students

Biomedical Engineering Bldg. - Auditorium

Aug 29

9:30 - 12:15

General Biomedical Sciences Orientation:
Deans Jim Millonig and Janet Alder
Graduate Student Organziations
Ice Breaker

Group Picture

Scientific Integrity

Career Services 

Disability Services

Wellness services

Biomedical Engineering Bldg. – Auditorium

599 Taylor Rd.

Piscataway, NJ 08854– Busch Campus

Aug 29

12:30 - 1:30

Lunch for all new students, GSA officers, Program Directors and staff

Busch Campus Center Multipurpose Room

604 Bartholomew Rd., Piscataway-Busch

Aug 29

1:45 – 3:30

Program Specific PhD Orientation


Molecular Biosciences Program meet in the Life Sci Bldg.

Biomedical Engineering meet in BME building

Toxicology and Exposure Science meet in EOHSI

Neuroscience meet in RWJMS Research Building/SPH

Aug 29


Scavenger Hunt/Tour of Busch Campus with Graduate Student Association – all new students

Meet in Life Sciences Bldg./Atrium

145 Bevier Rd., Piscataway-Busch Campus





Aug 30

10:00 – 1:00

Laboratory Safety Training (PhD & MS)

RWJMS Research Tower, Room V10

675 Hoes lane West, Piscataway-Busch Campus

Aug 30

5:30 – 8:30

Game Night – all new students

Graduate Student Association

RWJMS Research Tower, Deans Conference Room 123

675 Hoes Lane West, Piscataway-Busch Campus





Aug 31

9:00 – 12:00

Radiation Safety Training – (PhD & MS)

RWJMS Research Tower, Room V-10      

675 Hoes lane West, Piscataway-Busch Campus

Aug 31


Welcome Barbeque – all new graduate students

Graduate Student Association

Waksman Institute courtyard

190 Frelinghuysen Rd., Piscataway-Busch Campus






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