TA Orientation 2017

Fall 2017 TA Orientation will take place on Tuesday, August 8, 8:30am. As per TA Policy, all graduate teaching and laboratory assistants are required to attend TA Orientation at least once before their appointment begins. Registration for Fall 2017 Orientation is available at: https://ugeorgia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ai2D943DjR2IlAp.     

Before the beginning of each fall semester, CTL organizes a morning orientation for all new graduate students with instructional responsibilities during following academic year.  Participants in the TA/LA Orientation Program will:

Please go to TA Orientation FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions pertaining to new TA Orientation.  For other questions about the orientation, please contact Dr. Zoe Morris, Assistant Director for Teaching Assistant Development and Recognition at the Center for Teaching and Learning, at zoe.morris@uga.edu.

Click here for select TA orientation handouts from the TA orientation packet. Please refer to the TA Handbook for detailed guidelines and complete information.

If you are unable to attend the TA Orientation on August 8th, a make-up orientation will be held Saturday, August 19th. Registration for the 2017 Make-up TA Orientation is available here: https://ugeorgia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d4JONAS8YfcH4RD

Tentative Schedule for Fall 2017



8:30-9:00 am

Coffee and Folder Handout

9:00-9:45 am

Welcome from the Center for Teaching and Learning; Opening Session


Break, Coffee/Tea, Transition to Sessions


Preparing for the First Few Weeks of Class


Transition to Sessions


Panel Discussion:  What You Need to Know


Please note that the session for International Teaching and Laboratory Assistants has been moved to Thursday, August 3rd at 1:45 to 3:00 pm in Sanford Hall as part of International Student Orientation