Graduate Open House Information

Learn more about ATU's Graduate College at our Virtual Open House event on January 19th and 20th, 2021. Below is the schedule for each date. You must register to receive the meeting link and further instructions.

4:00 - 4:10pm


Be  sure to download WebEx ahead of time. Upon joining, edit your name to include your full name and program of interest. Meet the dean of the Graduate College before you're placed into your program's break out room.

5:00 - 5:05pm




5:05 - 5:30pm

Adapting to Graduate College

Returning to school after a few years? Unsure of what to expect in graduate-level classes? We can help!

Ernest Hendley - Coordinator for Graduate Student Support Services

5:30 - 5:55

How to Get Involved

Hear from a panel of current graduate students share ways you can get involved on- and off-campus.

Amanda Trammell - Graduate Student Council President

Hudson Davis - SGA Graduate College Senator

Ethan Meudt - Out-of-State Student

5:55 - 6:00pm


 Don't leave just yet! We'll draw for a few door prizes before saying our goodbyes for the evening.



4:00 - 4:10pm


Be sure you download WebEx ahead of time. Upon joining, edit your name to include your full name and program of interest. Hear from the Dean and get ready for an exciting day two!

4:10 - 4:35pm

Funding Your Degree


From financial aid to graduate assistantships and everything in between, learn more about funding opportunities that ATU offers.

Heather Taylor - Associate Director of Student Aid

Kevin Solomon - Associate Dean for Campus Life (Non-Academic GA positions)

Kaitlynn Beaird - Graduate Admissions Officer (Academic GA positions, and other funding opportunities)

Concurrent Session 1 (Attend 1)

4:35 - 5:00pm

Application Tips & Tricks

Get tips and tricks on how to submit an eye-catching application from a panel of graduate program directors.

Dr. Melinda Wilkins

Dr. Justin Moss

Dr. Peng Huang

4:35 - 5:00pm

Next Steps?

So, you've been admitted? Now what? Get a step-by-step guide of what you should do next.

Kaitlynn Beaird - Graduate Admissions Officer

4:35 - 5:00pm

International Admissions


Whether you're a prospective or newly admitted international student, join this session for everything you need to know! 

Mike Rivas - Assistant Director for International Admissions

5:00 - 5:05pm



Concurrent Session 2 (Attend 1)

5:05 - 5:55pm

Virtual Student Mixer



Already attended your break out session on Tuesday? Join current graduate students for a virtual meet-and-greet!

5:55 - 6:00pm


 You don't want to dip out early! We'll be drawing for several $40 application fee waivers and free t-shirts!


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