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Events for New Students

August 18, 2009

2009 Orientation Events for New Graduate and Professional Students & Postdocs at Yale

Events are free unless noted, and are open to new and returning G&P students (including School of Music students) and their families.

08-056_YaleMusic_555McDougal Ice Cream Socials
Aug 21 & Aug 28, 5pm / Courtyard Tent, HGS, 320 York Street / Aug 23, 10:30am
Enjoy free ice cream treats while meeting other G & P students & postdocs.

Grad Student Welcome @ University Church & Lunch
Aug 23, 10:30 am / Battell Chapel, corner College and Elm
G&P students, postdocs & families are invited to attend the University Church Worship service, led by the Protestant Christian Chaplain. Free picnic lunch. www.yale.edu/chaplain

Yale & New Haven Info Fair For New G&Ps
Aug 25, 2-4 pm / Courtyard Tent, McDougal Center, HGS, 320 York Street (corner York & Wall Street)
Browse among 75 displays of university departments, city merchants, departments & cultural groups; free samples, prizes, and snacks.

Grad Night On Broadway
Aug 25, 3-9 pm / Broadway merchant district, at Broadway & York Streets
Grad Students enjoy discounts, sales, free entertainment & refreshments in the Broadway district all afternoon; Grad Happy Hour w/drink specials @ Thali Too

McDougal Grad Night @ Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament
Aug 26,  6pm / CT Tennis Center @ Yale, Derby Avenue/Rt. 34
Enjoy a night of great tennis; purchase advance discount tickets (price TBA).

Grad Student Activities & Public Service Fair
Aug 27, 4-5:30 pm / Courtyard Tent, HGS, 320 York Street
Over 30 campus-wide G&P clubs, nationality groups, arts groups & community service organizations. Sign up and get involved! Meet other G&Ps.

Grad Night @ Theatre In The Park: Imaginary Invalid
Aug 27, 6 pm / Bus leaves HGS at 6pm, 6:20 for Edgerton Park.
Moliere’s comedy performed in Edgerton Park, with free snacks and soft drinks from McDougal Center; Bring a jacket and something to sit on. Suggested admission donation $5-$10/person.

Grad Family Picnic
Aug 29, 11 am – 1 pm / HGS Courtyard and Common Room, McDougal Center, 320 York Street
Grad-Prof students with kids enjoy a free picnic lunch and meet other grad families; entertainment and info on family resources and activities at Yale.

Pub Crawl Of New Haven Pubs & Bars
Aug 29, 8 pm / Leaves from HGS, 320 York Street
Visit New Haven pubs in small groups, led by McDougal Center Fellows. Bring $$ and a picture ID with proof of age; 21 and over.

“F3 – First Friday @ Five” Grad Happy Hour
Sep 4, 5 pm / Courtyard Tent, McDougal Center, HGS, 320 York
Enjoy great food, drinks & music & meet other G & P students at the monthly Grad Life @ the McDougal Center F3 Grad Student Happy Hour. 21+ with photo ID to drink alcohol.
Followed by GRAD WELCOME PARTY @ GPSCY, 204 York St.

Cityscape 2009 – Tour New Haven
Sep 5, 1-4 pm / Meet at Law School to start
Free city highlights tour for all first-year students; register in advance online.

Coordinated by: Grad Student Life @ McDougal Graduate Student Center, 123 HGS, 320 York
432-BLUE / mcdougal.center@yale.edu / www.yale.edu/mcdougal/studentlife