Virtual Events & Engagement Opportunities

Even though we are in a virtual academic environment, our campus offices and departments are open and virtually available to support all your needs! Below are each of the upcoming events and engagement opportunities. This page will be updated throughout the summer as events develop! 

 

Outside of the events listed below, there are more on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.
Click here to access that list of events! 

Ongoing

 

Write a Letter to Gabriel Kahane
Host: Office of the Arts
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests

You are invited to join Georgia Tech Arts in creating meaningful, virtual connections with the artists who are partnering with us for the coming year of creative explorations. American composer and singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane has written a letter, asking us to respond with our thoughts on technology, efficiency, and the sacrifices we're willing to make for convenience and access to information. Will you write back to Gabriel?
Click here to participate!

Virtual MURAL for Student Creativity & Connection 
Host: Office of the Arts
Audience: First-year & Transfer students

Georgia Tech Arts and Georgia Tech Initiatives have created a digital working space, where you can connect with your fellow freshman before the start of the fall semester and share what you are looking forward to as Yellow Jackets! You have free creative expression and can add sticky notes, text, freeform doodles, stock images, videos, and upload photos. Enjoy collaborating and creating in real-time with your classmates!  Here's a little tutorial video with some tricks for unlocking the different features of MURAL. 
*We remind students that they must adhere to Georgia Tech policies for student conduct when creating and sharing content. Also, please think of this as a public space and be careful about not sharing any personally identifiable information. 
There's no need to register to get started with MURAL, and this prompt will remain open through August 7, 2020. 
Get started here!

 

July

 

July 7

Women's Resource Center Information Session: First-Year Engagement
Host: Women's Resource Center
Audience: First-year students & guests
12:00 pm EDT

In this session, staff from the Women's Resource Center will give an overview of what the Women's Resource Center is and how we support students, how first-year women and their allies can get involved in leadership, professional, and personal development opportunities, and answer your questions about our center and women's experiences at Georgia Tech! All students as well as their families and guests are welcome to attend!
Pre-registration is required: click here to register!

Housing & Residence Life Town Hall: What You Should Know About Move-In and Safety in Residence Halls
Host: Housing & Residence Life 
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students & guests
1:00 pm EDT

Hear from Dr. Jenny Cotton,  Executive Director of Housing & Residence Life, and her team regarding the details of August move-in and safety practices in the residence halls this year. Questions from incoming residents and their families are encouraged.
Click here to attend! 

Textbooks & Technology: How the Campus Bookstore Can Help You Succeed
Host: Georgia Tech Bookstore

Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:30 pm EDT

When is the best time to buy textbooks? What technology does a student need to succeed? Course materials are a critical part of student's academic success. Hear from the Bookstore team about how to get the most value out of your textbooks, lab supplies, laptop, and more.
Click here to attend! 

Preparing for Careers in Medicine
Host: Pre-Graduate & Pre-Professional Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:00-2:50 pm EDT

In this session, we will provide students with an overview of GT Pre-Health Advising services and provide guidance about first-year course selection for students considering a career in health.  This information will prepare students to make the most of their academic advising session.  We will also address questions and concerns about pursuing pre-med or other pre-health tracks at Georgia Tech.
Click here to attend!

NSTP Current Student Panel for Family Members 
Host: New Student & Transition Programs
Audience: Parents & Guests

7:00 pm EDT
Join New Student and Transition Programs for a student panel giving you the opportunity to ask current upperclass student leaders the questions you have about the student experience at Georgia Tech. Parents and students have different panel sessions, so make sure you are attending the correct session! 
Click here to attend! 

Georgia Tech Russian Program – Opportunities and Scholarships
Host: School of Modern Languages
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
8:00 pm EDT

Meet with faculty and students from the Georgia Tech Russian Program and hear about the opportunities for study, travel and scholarships the program offers.
Click here to attend! 

 

July 9

Open Q & A with the Professional Staff in the LGBTQIA Resource Center
Host: LGBTQIA Resource Center
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests

12:00 pm EDT
Join the Director Tegra Myanna (they/them) and the Coordinator Camilla Brewer (she/her) of the LGBTQIA Resource Center for an open session to answer any questions you may have. The professional staff in the office oversee programs, events, training, and education related to LGBTQIA identities at Tech. They will be answering questions, getting to know the attendees, and sharing ways to get involved as a first-year and/or transfer student with the Georgia Tech LGBTQIA Resource Center!
Pre-registration required: click here to register!

Bridging the Gap
Host: Office of Leadership Education and Development
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
4:00 pm
EDT
We make many transitions in our lives. Some transitions are good, easy, and smooth, while others can be difficult; even painful. Yet each transition offers a great opportunity to learn and grow. In this session, we will embrace challenges and explore intentional pathways towards the best version of ourselves at Tech and beyond.
Click here to attend!

 

July 13

 

Georgia Tech Russian Program – Opportunities and Scholarships
Host: School of Modern Languages
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
6:30 pm EDT

Meet with faculty and students from the Georgia Tech Russian Program and hear about the opportunities for study, travel and scholarships the program offers.
Click here to attend! 

 

July 15

Undergraduate Academics Faculty Panel
Host: Office of Undergraduate Education
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students & guests
11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT 

With six colleges and more than 35 degrees at Georgia Tech students have plenty of options to choose from. During this session, you will learn about different areas of study, core education requirements, and even have a chance to hear from Georgia Tech faculty. Students, parents, and families are all welcome to attend!
Click here to attend! 

Preparing for Careers in Medicine
Host: Pre-Graduate & Pre-Professional Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
11:30 am-12:20 pm EDT

In this session, we will provide students with an overview of GT Pre-Health Advising services and provide guidance about first-year course selection for students considering a career in health.  This information will prepare students to make the most of their academic advising session.  We will also address questions and concerns about pursuing pre-med or other pre-health tracks at Georgia Tech.
Click here to attend!

Going Global with Georgia Tech
Host: Office of International Education
Audience: First-year students & guests
12:00 pm EDT
Welcome to Georgia Tech! We in the Office of International Education (OIE) are very excited to welcome you to campus as part of FASET. In this live webinar we'll be dispelling some of the common myths associated with studying and interning abroad and also showing you some ways to get involved with our office throughout the fall. We hope to see you there!
Pre-registration required: click here to register! 

How to be a Successful Student at Georgia Tech
Host: Tutoring and Academic Support
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
12:00-12:30 pm EDT

In this presentation, we will discuss available academic resources to all undergraduate students. Contact information will also be included so students know how to sign up for services.
Click here to attend! 

GT 1000: Which Seminar Should I Choose?
Host: Undergraduate Advising and Transition
Audience: First-year students & guests
12:30-1:00 pm EDT

In this session, guests will learn more about GT 1000: First-Year Seminar, include the course goals and learning outcomes. We will also discuss which of the 70+ sections a student should choose to ensure they have the right fit for their needs and goals. 
Click here to attend! 

Creating Sustainable Communities at Georgia Tech
Host: Serve-Learn-Sustain
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
1:00-1:30 pm EDT

In this session, students will learn about Serve-Learn-Sustain (SLS), a campus-wide academic initiative working with all six colleges to offer students opportunities inside and outside the classroom to collaborate with diverse partners – across the community, non-profit, government, academic, and business sectors – on key sustainability challenges.  Through SLS, students use the knowledge and skills they are acquiring at GT to help “create sustainable communities.”
Click here to attend! 

The Career Center, Co-op  and Internship Programs: Building Your Future Now
Host: Center for Career Discovery and Development
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
1:30-2:00 pm EDT

C2D2 helps students from all majors not only get work, but also find out how work works.  We'll share the resources and opportunities in this session that students will have from their first day here at Tech.  We can help you launch and sustain a satisfying and successful career, so you'll want to join us to find out how.
Click here to attend! 

Undergraduate Research 
Host: Academic Engagement Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:00-2:30 pm EDT

In this session we will discuss undergraduate research programs at Tech. We will cover the benefits of undergraduate research, how to get involved and cover some programmatic and institutional details.
Click here to attend! 

Student Innovation & Startups
Host: Academic Engagement Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:30-3:00 pm EDT

We will cover the resources and programs available to support student invention and startup companies at Tech.
Click here to attend! 

Navigating Georgia Tech as a First-Generation Student
Host: Parent & Family Programs, Admissions, and Undergraduate Education
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students & guests
3:00 pm EDT

Join representatives from Parent and Family Programs, Admissions, and Undergraduate Education-Retention and Graduation Initiatives as we discuss strategically navigating Georgia Tech as a first-year student. Across Georgia Tech programs and personnel are in place to help you succeed throughout your transition to college. Learn about accessing these resources that empower your success as a Yellow Jacket.
Click here to attend! 

Q&A with GT Diversity
Host: Student Diversity Programs
Audience: First-year students & Transfer students
3:00 pm EDT

Meet the staff from the Office of Student Diversity Programs in the Division of Student Life as they introduce the office to you, but come ready with your questions! We want to know what you're looking for as you start at Georgia Tech.
Click here to attend! 

Campus Ministry Preview
Host: Westminster Christian Fellowship
Audience: First-year students & Transfer students
8:00 pm EDT

We will be hosting a virtual worship event for new summer and fall Georgia Tech students! This is a great way to meet Christians on campus (or off) while learning about our campus ministry at Tech! There will be time during the event to break into small groups to get to know current students and learn more about opportunities this summer and in the fall to be involved. Email Jon Keyser for more information or if you have any questions! More information about our ministry can be found on our website! .
Click here to attend! 

 

July 16

Bridging the Gap
Host: Office of Leadership Education and Development
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
4:00 pm
EDT
We make many transitions in our lives. Some transitions are good, easy, and smooth, while others can be difficult; even painful. Yet each transition offers a great opportunity to learn and grow. In this session, we will embrace challenges and explore intentional pathways towards the best version of ourselves at Tech and beyond.
Click here to attend!

 

July 17 

Fraternity & Sorority Life Recruitment Information Webinar
Host: Fraternity & Sorority Life
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
4:00 pm EDT

Come join the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Staff as we provide an introduction and overview of the 132 year Georgia Tech tradition.  We will include a discussion on the short and long term benefits of membership, member responsibilities, the leadership structure of our 53 individual chapters, and recruitment processes for each governing council. Parents and students are welcome and we will have a Q&A session toward the end. Come start o new chapter in your life at Tech!  
Click here to register to attend! 

 

July 21

NSTP Current Student Panel for Incoming Students 
Host: New Student & Transition Programs
Audience: First-year & Transfer students

6:00 pm EDT
Join New Student and Transition Programs for a student panel giving you the opportunity to ask current upperclass student leaders the questions you have about the student experience at Georgia Tech. Parents and students have different panel sessions, so make sure you are attending the correct session! 
Click here to attend! 

 

July 22

Going Global with Georgia Tech: Transfer Student Edition
Host: Office of International Education
Audience: Transfer students & guests

12:00 pm EDT
Welcome to Georgia Tech! We in the Office of International Education (OIE) are very excited to welcome you to campus as part of FASET. In this live webinar we'll be dispelling some of the common myths associated with studying and interning abroad, answering some questions that we commonly get from our Transfer students, and we'll also be showing you some ways to get involved with our office throughout the fall. We hope to see you there!
Pre-registration required: click here to register! 

Mental Health and Well-being on GT Campus
Host: CARE, Georgia Tech Counseling Center, & Health Initiatives
Audience: First-year students, Transfer student
12:00 pm EDT

Welcome Yellow Jackets to Georgia Tech! We at The Center for Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE), The Georgia Tech Counseling Center and Health Initiates are excited to welcome you on campus and to discuss the many opportunities to help you thrive at Georgia Tech. The first year of college and adjusting to college life can be a challenge for many students and their families. Moving from a different state or country, leaving family and important friendships, living on your own and challenging classes can all take a toll on our mental health and well-being. In this panel we will discuss the benefits of self-care and seeking mental health services on campus to succeed at Georgia Tech academically and mentally. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear from three current GT students that will share their experience on the benefits of utilizing mental health and wellbeing services on campus. We look forward to seeing you there!
Click here to attend! 

 

July 23

AnchorParent & Family Programs Parent Panel
Host: Parent & Family Programs 
Audience: Parents & Guests

6:00 pm EDT
Join Parent and Family Programs for a parent panel giving you the opportunity to ask current upperclass parents the questions you have about the student experience at Georgia Tech. Our Panelists have been in your shoes and always enjoy giving insight about their experience to help with your transition to the Georgia Tech Community.
Click here to attend! 

 

July 29

Undergraduate Academics Faculty Panel
Host: Office of Undergraduate Education
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students & guests
11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT 

With six colleges and more than 35 degrees at Georgia Tech students have plenty of options to choose from. During this session, you will learn about different areas of study, core education requirements, and even have a chance to hear from Georgia Tech faculty. Students, parents, and families are all welcome to attend!
Click here to attend! 

Preparing for Careers in Medicine
Host: Pre-Graduate & Pre-Professional Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
11:30 am-12:20 pm EDT

In this session, we will provide students with an overview of GT Pre-Health Advising services and provide guidance about first-year course selection for students considering a career in health.  This information will prepare students to make the most of their academic advising session.  We will also address questions and concerns about pursuing pre-med or other pre-health tracks at Georgia Tech.
Click here to attend!

Going Global with Georgia Tech
Host: Office of International Education
Audience: First-year students & guests
12:00 pm EDT
Welcome to Georgia Tech! We in the Office of International Education (OIE) are very excited to welcome you to campus as part of FASET. In this live webinar we'll be dispelling some of the common myths associated with studying and interning abroad and also showing you some ways to get involved with our office throughout the fall. We hope to see you there!
Pre-registration required: click here to register! 

How to be a Successful Student at Georgia Tech
Host: Tutoring and Academic Support
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
12:00-12:30 pm EDT

In this presentation, we will discuss available academic resources to all undergraduate students. Contact information will also be included so students know how to sign up for services.
Click here to attend! 

GT 1000: Which Seminar Should I Choose?
Host: Undergraduate Advising and Transition
Audience: First-year students & guests
12:30-1:00 pm EDT

In this session, guests will learn more about GT 1000: First-Year Seminar, include the course goals and learning outcomes. We will also discuss which of the 70+ sections a student should choose to ensure they have the right fit for their needs and goals. 
Click here to attend! 

Creating Sustainable Communities at Georgia Tech
Host: Serve-Learn-Sustain
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
1:00-1:30 pm EDT

In this session, students will learn about Serve-Learn-Sustain (SLS), a campus-wide academic initiative working with all six colleges to offer students opportunities inside and outside the classroom to collaborate with diverse partners – across the community, non-profit, government, academic, and business sectors – on key sustainability challenges.  Through SLS, students use the knowledge and skills they are acquiring at GT to help “create sustainable communities.”
Click here to attend! 

The Career Center, Co-op  and Internship Programs: Building Your Future Now
Host: Center for Career Discovery and Development
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
1:30-2:00 pm EDT

C2D2 helps students from all majors not only get work, but also find out how work works.  We'll share the resources and opportunities in this session that students will have from their first day here at Tech.  We can help you launch and sustain a satisfying and successful career, so you'll want to join us to find out how.
Click here to attend! 

Undergraduate Research 
Host: Academic Engagement Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:00-2:30 pm EDT

In this session we will discuss undergraduate research programs at Tech. We will cover the benefits of undergraduate research, how to get involved and cover some programmatic and institutional details.
Click here to attend! 

Mental Health and Well-being on GT Campus
Host: CARE, Georgia Tech Counseling Center, & Health Initiatives
Audience: First-year students, Transfer student
2:00 pm EDT

Welcome Yellow Jackets to Georgia Tech! We at The Center for Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE), The Georgia Tech Counseling Center and Health Initiates are excited to welcome you on campus and to discuss the many opportunities to help you thrive at Georgia Tech. The first year of college and adjusting to college life can be a challenge for many students and their families. Moving from a different state or country, leaving family and important friendships, living on your own and challenging classes can all take a toll on our mental health and well-being. In this panel we will discuss the benefits of self-care and seeking mental health services on campus to succeed at Georgia Tech academically and mentally. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear from three current GT students that will share their experience on the benefits of utilizing mental health and wellbeing services on campus. We look forward to seeing you there!
Click here to attend! 

Student Innovation & Startups
Host: Academic Engagement Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
2:30-3:00 pm EDT

We will cover the resources and programs available to support student invention and startup companies at Tech.
Click here to attend! 

 

August 

 

August 5

Preparing for Careers in Medicine
Host: Pre-Graduate & Pre-Professional Programs
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
11:30 am-12:20 pm EDT

In this session, we will provide students with an overview of GT Pre-Health Advising services and provide guidance about first-year course selection for students considering a career in health.  This information will prepare students to make the most of their academic advising session.  We will also address questions and concerns about pursuing pre-med or other pre-health tracks at Georgia Tech.
Click here to attend!

 

August 6

Mental Health and Well-being on GT Campus
Host: CARE, Georgia Tech Counseling Center, & Health Initiatives
Audience: First-year students, Transfer student
10:00 am EDT

Welcome Yellow Jackets to Georgia Tech! We at The Center for Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE), The Georgia Tech Counseling Center and Health Initiates are excited to welcome you on campus and to discuss the many opportunities to help you thrive at Georgia Tech. The first year of college and adjusting to college life can be a challenge for many students and their families. Moving from a different state or country, leaving family and important friendships, living on your own and challenging classes can all take a toll on our mental health and well-being. In this panel we will discuss the benefits of self-care and seeking mental health services on campus to succeed at Georgia Tech academically and mentally. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear from three current GT students that will share their experience on the benefits of utilizing mental health and wellbeing services on campus. We look forward to seeing you there!
Click here to attend! 

 

August 10

Bridging the Gap
Host: Office of Leadership Education and Development
Audience: First-year students, Transfer students, & guests
4:00 pm
EDT
We make many transitions in our lives. Some transitions are good, easy, and smooth, while others can be difficult; even painful. Yet each transition offers a great opportunity to learn and grow. In this session, we will embrace challenges and explore intentional pathways towards the best version of ourselves at Tech and beyond.
Click here to attend!