Graduate Study - New Student Information

Welcome Fall and Summer 2015 New Graduate Students! Below is a link to the Plant Pathology New Student Informaiton Guide.  In the guide you will find information about housing, Madison, orientiation, benefits, enrollment, etc.  This guide is intended to be a general overview of program requirements.  For a complete listing of program requirements please visit the Handbooks & Forms webpage.

New Student Information Guide

If you have any questions please contact Sara Rodock (608-262-9926), the Student Services Coordinator. To help with planning please notify Sara with the date that you plan to arrive in Madison.

Orientation

The department of Plant Pathology and the Russell Labs Administrative Hub will provide a number orientation events that are strongly recommended for all new students.  Students who are unable to attend must notify Sara (rodock@wisc.edu) by August 15th.

  • New Student Orientation - Wednesday, August 26th from 9:30 am-12:30 pm, Room 584 Russell Labs
    • Orientation will begin with coffee and snacks and will end with a lunch with faculty and PPGC members
    • Topics covered will include welcome and introductions, what to do before classes begin, general building resources, HR and benefits information, and program specific information
  • HR and Benefits Sign-Up Session - Thursday, August 27th starting at 11:00 am, Room A120 Russell Labs
    • Department funded RAs, TAs, PAs, and fellows will need to attend this session to get their appointment and benefits set up for the fall
  • Rotation Selection - Dr. Charkowski will be in touch with students about rotation selection

Students who begin their funding in Summer 2014 need to contact Lance Potter (608-263-4520) to set up their benefits when they arrive.

Last updated April 23, 2015