Residency Conference

Residency Week Events

Residency Week Events

The residency experience has evolved over the years to better serve our students and to offer more opportunities for cross-program engagement.

A Typical Residency Conference Schedule Includes:

  • Monday*: Check-in/registration from 11 AM – 11 PM for master's students; get to know your classmates over dinner; meet the Dean at the residency conference welcome.
  • Tuesday*: Academic activities with programs; poster presentations; keynote speaker; check-in/registration from Noon – 11 PM for bachelor's students.
  • Wednesday*: Annual Dog River Run (optional); conference sessions across the disciplines; honor society inductions; class ring ceremony.
  • Thursday: Professional development sessions across the disciplines; graduation rehearsal; academic recognition ceremonies and alumni reception for students and families.
  • Friday: Graduation; celebration luncheon; check-out, say good-bye to your new network of colleagues, pick up your diploma.

*Indicates required days to attend for master's degree students

Special Opportunity for Graduating Bachelor's Students

We invite you to experience as much as the Residency week as your schedule allows. Attend sessions and mingle with classmates and faculty across all our master's programs. Celebrate your accomplishments in our bachelor's academic recognition ceremony on Thursday of the week and during graduation on Friday.