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Marquette University Graduate School New Student Orientation August 22, 2013 PowerPoint Presentation
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Marquette University Graduate School New Student Orientation August 22, 2013

Marquette University Graduate School New Student Orientation August 22, 2013

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  1. Marquette University Graduate School New Student OrientationAugust 22, 2013

  2. Brief Overview of the University Graduate School Information Student Groups of GSO and PFF Dr. Jeanne M. HossenloppVice Provost for Research Dean of the Graduate School

  3. Established in 1881 Founded in the tradition of the Society of Jesus University is named after Rev. Jacques Marquette, S.J. (1637 – 1675), a French missionary and explorer in North America Marquette University

  4. University-Wide Strategic Plan Beyond Boundaries: Setting the Course for Marquette’s Future Theme 1: Pursuit of Academic Excellence for Human Well-being Goal Advance Marquette as a highly ranked destination university, renowned for academic rigor, innovation and the achievements of its community of scholars.

  5. Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 2: Research in Action Goal Advance Marquette as a university committed to research and scholarship, with a distinctive emphasis on excellence in strategically defined areas.

  6. Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 3: Social Responsibility and Community Engagement Goal Distinguish Marquette as a university in which ethics, service and the promotion of justice are key elements of the student experience and attract faculty and staff committed to the university’s mission.

  7. Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 4: Formation of the Mind and the Heart Goal Define the Marquette experience as personally transformative and grounded in the practice of Jesuit spirituality and pedagogy. Ignatian Pedagogy

  8. Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 5: Enhancement of Organizational Effectiveness Goal Encourage, as a model for our students, a university culture of innovation and continuous improvement, where candor, diverse views and constructive dialogue are welcome.

  9. Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 6: Sustainability of Valuable Resources Goal Marquette will assess, evaluate and transform university operations and practices to increase efficiencies, sustain shared resources and thrive in tomorrow’s competitive higher education landscape.

  10. Graduate School Units Graduate School Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Office of Research Compliance

  11. Location of the Graduate School Holthusen Hall 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305

  12. Recruitment Admissions Graduate Assistantships Records Graduate Student Professional Development Our Services Follow the Life of a Graduate Student

  13. Office Location: Holthusen Hall, Room 460D 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. Mailboxes in Graduate School and AMU Lead Center Phone: (414) 288-5841 Email: Website: GSO’s Roles Advocating for students Facilitating inter-departmental communication Providing a social network Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

  14. Office Location: Holthusen Hall, Room 460C 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. Mailbox in Graduate School Phone: (414) 288-5957 Email: Website: PFF Program’s Roles Providing graduate professional development opportunities, e.g. workshops, seminars Creating an awareness of issues affecting the future of higher education Developing the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the job market Preparing Future Faculty (PFF)

  15. Email – Telephone – (414) 288-7137 Website – Facebook – Twitter – LinkedIn – Contact the Graduate School

  16. Clinical and Wellness Services University Immunization Policy Student Health Insurance Programs Dr. Carolyn SmithExecutive DirectorMarquette University Medical Clinic

  17. Walter Schroeder Health Sciences and Education Complex Location: 545 N. 15th Street (SE corner Schroeder Complex) Phone: (414) 288-7184 Fax: (414) 288-1664 Email: Website: Hours: Mon.-Wed.: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. After-hours/weekends nurse line available free of charge to all MU students: 1-855-839-5121 MU Medical Clinic – Location & Hours

  18. MU Medical Clinic • On-campus medical clinic and wellness center for all MU students • Staffed by 4 physicians, 3 physician assistants, full complement of ancillary medical personnel (including dietician) • Operate on an appointment-based system – up to 60% of appointment slots available for same day • Appointments can be made in person, by phone, or online via secure web portal (accessed from our website) • Satellite clinic and wellness facility opening in October in 707 Building

  19. MU Medical Clinic - Services

  20. Graduate Student Access Pay a per-semester health fee ($145) • Entitles you to unlimited provider, nurse, dietician visits (no visit charge or co-pay) • Free core services and labs, including yoga and massage • Reduced fees on non-core services and labs Fee-for-service • Pay at time of service for each visit/service/lab Student Health Insurance Program (voluntary or hard-waiver) • MU Medical Clinic (MUMC) and MU Sports Rehab are in-network providers • Pays 100% of charges for covered services • Co-pay and deductible waived at MUMC & MU Sports Rehab • MUMC will directly bill

  21. All newly admitted or readmitted students required to comply with MU immunization and TB screening policy Proof of immunization required for MMR, chicken pox, tetanus; screening questions for TB Failure to comply will result in a medical hold preventing future registration Form must be completed through CheckMarq Immunization Policy

  22. Immunization and TB Screening Form Instructions for completing your forms: • Go to • Enter your username and password • Once you have successfully accessed your student account, select the Next Step link • You now will see your Next Step dashboard • Complete the health forms.

  23. Student Health Insurance Program • Optional, voluntary program available to all graduate students - Coverage dates: August 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014 - Enrollment deadline is October 1, 2013 - Dependent coverage available to purchase • $500,000 maximum annual benefit • Mental health benefits same as any illness • Annual premium $2,565.00 (Fall only = $1,069.00)

  24. Student Health Insurance Program (2) • HealthEOS Plus is preferred provider network ( • $200 deductible (IN)/$500 deductible (OUT) • Deductible & co-pay waived when treatment received at MUMC, MU Sports Rehab Covered services (100%): exams (incl. gynecological), labs, immunizations, PT, prescriptions dispensed, dietician counseling • No benefit limits on Rx drugs ($15/$35 co-pay) • For brochures and enrollment forms, visit

  25. Student Health Insurance Plan (3) • Select Graduate School Plan provides university-subsidized coverage for certain graduate students • Qualified recipients should have received notification from the Graduate School - Enrollment handled by Graduate School • Benefits similar to Voluntary Plan (500K limit) • Option to purchase coverage for spouse and/or dependents

  26. Ms. Rose TrupianoResearch & Instructional Services Librarian Raynor Memorial Libraries

  27. Raynor Memorial Libraries • 2 buildings connected via bridge • Open 104 hours/week • 24/7 access to Raynor Library 1st floor • Raynor Lib. 2nd floor & Bridge Open 24 hours Mon.-Thurs. • Information Desk (for library research help & tech support) • IM Reference help • One-on-one Research Consultations with Librarians • 400+ periodical article and primary resource databases • Subject Research Guides & Subject Librarians

  28. 2.1 million volumes, including: • 1.8 million print books & items • 500,000 electronic books • 36,000+ electronic journals • 2,100 current print journals • Interlibrary Loan • 250 workstations (PCs, Macs, laptops, Macbook Pros) • Digital Media Studio with equipment (video & digital cameras, iPads, etc.) for checkout • Media Consultations • Café on the Bridge





  33. The Marqcat Online Catalog

  34. Marqcat Plus is a DISCOVERY tool. It allows you to search simultaneously through a number of databases (including Marqcat.) It does NOT search ALL of our databases, nor does it offer sophisticated searching.   We STRONGLY recommend that graduate students who are doing more comprehensive research on a topic, to DIRECTLY use the databases in their subject area.











  45. Thank you! Have a great semester!

  46. Ms. Kathy Lang Chief Information OfficerInformation Technology Services Exceptional customer service (Help Desk) Technology leadership (CheckMarq, email, labs) Quality products and services (D2L) Proactive planning (IT Website, Alert Messages)