SHANGHAI ORIENTATION SCHEDULE


Please note, this schedule applies to all incoming students in Shanghai for Friday, August 31st and Saturday, September 1st, 2018.


Friday, August 31st, 2018

Time Session Speaker Location
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Check-In

Pick up welcome bag, textbooks, and locker info
  Room 604
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Welcome & Introduction to OGAE

Eric Mao, Assistant Dean for Graduate and Advanced Education
Eric Mao
Room 604
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Getting Settled

Tech support, phone service and getting around
Tyler Rhorick
Room 101
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Phone and Bank Accounts

Talk to the represenatives about setting up phone services and document screening for bank accounts.
Company Representatives
TBD
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Health & Wellness

Learn about the health and wellness services and sign up for group health exams.
Chelina Wang
Room 604
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Community Standards

Learn about living in China, safety issues, student activities, etc. Discuss community standards. Hear advice from the last cohort.
Cherlene Visconti
Room 604
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Mobility

Learn about visa related issues.
Chloe Ma Room 604
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Phone and Bank Accounts

Talk to the representatives about setting up phone services and document screening for bank accounts.
Company Representatives TBD

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Time Session Speaker Location
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Check-In   Room 604
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
Welcome & Introduction to NYU SH Leadership
Joanna Waley-Cohen Room 604
9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Welcome to NYU Silver School of Social Work

Dean Neil Guterman and Associate Dean James Martin
Dean Neil Guterman and Associate Dean James Martin
Room 604
9:45 AM - 10:30 AM
Program Presentation

Making Social Work Your Profession
Qingwen Xu
Room 604
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Introduction to the MSW Curriculum

Learn about NYU Shanghai's MSW education.
Minchao Jin
Room 604
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Professional Writing Support

Learn about available academic support services.
Katherine Tosi
Room 604
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch & Field Education Session Starts
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Getting to Know Field Learning

An introduction to the field placement including expectations, learning objectives, and calendar.
Qian Xie Room 604
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Introduction - Field Instructors

Learn about the agencies and field work assignments that you and your classmates will have this year.
Agency Representatives Room 604
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Tea Break
  Room 604
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Individual Meeting with Field Instructors

Sit down with your field supervisor for the first of many discussions.
  Room 604
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Huangpu River Cruise

Have dinner with your cohort and the team. See the lights of the Bund!