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Orientation 2017 - Graduate

Graduate Student Employment Paperwork Sessions

The following sessions are for graduate students who have Graduate Appointments (GA, RA, TA, and GRS) and need to fill out employment paperwork. The Graduate College hosts these sessions with the Payroll department so that students can ask questions and receive answers. 

What to bring:

International students will need to bring all of their immigration paperwork including their I20, passport and a printed copy of their I94. International students need to have received, or applied for a Social Security Number from the Social Security Administration in order to complete the W4 employment form. The local Social Security Administration branch is located at 743A E State St, Athens, OH 45701 next to Goodwill.

USCIS I-9 Instructions

Prior to your arrival, Section 1 of the Form I-9 should be completed electronically at https://secure.i9express.com/preauthenticated/LoginCaptcha.ascx?Employer=18404&Location=Grad College

Day and Date



Monday, August 21

12:30-2:30 pm

RTEC 203

Tuesday, August 22

12:30-2:30 pm

RTEC 203

Wednesday, August 23

12:30-2:30 pm

RTEC 203

Thursday, August 24

2:30-5:00 pm

Baker University Center Ballroom

Friday, August 25

12:30-2:30 pm

RTEC 203

Monday, August  28 through
Friday, September 1

9:00 am-1:00 pm Baker University Center 237*

*Human Resources hosts Student Hiring sessions for completing paperwork.  Those sessions will be 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Monday, August 28th through Friday, September 1st, in Baker University Center 237.  For more informaiton see: https://www.ohio.edu/hr/payroll/hiring_students.cfm 


2017-18 Orientation Booklet

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Click on the thumbnail images below to open the PowerPoint slideshow presentations from the 2017-18 Graduate Student Orientation.

Thumbnail Koonce 2017

Graduate College Welcome Information
Dr. David Koonce

thumbnail Young 2017

Academic Integrity
Dr. ValerieYoung

Thumbnail Tadlock 2017

Navigating Your Way Through OU
Dr. Katherine Tadlock

GSO 2016 Phillips

Graduate Writing and Research Center
Dr. Talinn Phillips

Thumbnail Bushey-Miller 2017

Professional Development
Dr. Becky Bushey-Miller

Thumbnail Modayil 2017

Graduate Student Senate
Maria Modayil

Thumbnail Hayhow 2017

Research Compliance
Dr. Chris Hayhow

GSO 2016 Hagman/Intator

Library Resources for Graduate Students
Jessica Hagman & Dr. Miriam Intrator

Thumbnail Benton 2017

Registrar's Office 5001
Debra Benton

GSO 2016 Anderson

Office of the Bursar
Cory Tinkham

GSO 2016 Van Meter

Funding Graduate Studies
Melissa Van Meter

Thumbnail Griffin 2017

University Equity and Civil Rights Compliance
Kerri Griffin, J.D

Thumbnail Tadlock2 2017

Managing Your Graduate Appointment
Lisa Poston, Katie Tadlock & Nick Wortman

GSO 2016 Payne

U.S. Taxation for Students and Employees
Robert Payne

The 2017-18 Graduate Student Orientation webpage was last updated by David Koonce on September 1, 2017.