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The CECS New Graduate Student Orientation provides the information necessary for our newest members of the UCF community to start the CECS graduate program successfully. For the Fall 2022 program, the event will be hybrid. The tentative agenda is as follows (all times ET):


  • 9:02 AM — Introduction – Dr. Ali P. Gordon
  • 9:07 AM — Welcome Message CECS Dean – Dr. Michael Georgiopoulos
  • 9:12 AM — Welcome Message CGS Associate Dean – Dr. John Weishampel and Dr. Barbara Fritzsche
  • 9:22 AM — About CECS SAGE – Mr. Kevin Chan and Mr. Kamalakkannan Ravi
  • 9:27 AM — UCF Libraries – Mr. Ven Basco
  • 9:42 AM — UCF Career Services and Experiential Learning – Ms. Shirley Haberjan
  • 9:57 AM — Program Specifics – Ms. Heather Houser
  • 10:12 AM — Academic Integrity – Mr. Michael Gilmore
  • 10:27 AM — Faculty Panel – Selected CECS Faculty (Dr. Abdolvand and Dr. Kwok)
  • 10:55 AM — Closing – Dr. Ali P. Gordon


You can register to join us at Please plan to login or arrive to the meeting at 8:50 AM ET. All CECS orientations for new graduate students are available here.  Below are the slides from New Student Orientation.

New Student Orientation Slides (Thursday, August 18th, 2022)

New Orientation Slides

Library Resources and Services

Library Resources and Services 2022 Spring CECS Graduate Orientation


CECS Grad Orientation – UCF IT CECS IT

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