New Student Orientation

Date: Monday, August 25, 2014. The day begins with coffee and pastries at 8:30 a.m., followed by presentations from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., lunch and photos for your GTU student ID.

Location: Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley, CA 94708 (map external link)

You must read this important letter from the RegistrarDSPT PDF  and the documents indicated below and be familiar with the other content on this page.  Please acknowledge your receipt of this information by completing the acknowledgement form pdf. If  you have questions, please contact the DSPT Registrar.  

New student ID/Library Cards are issued during orientation week. Returning students in good standing may obtain renewal stickers from the Registrar. Contact the Registrar if you have lost your ID card.

Orientation Packet - Forms to Complete by Start of Semester

Orientation Checklist pdf
Acknowledgment of Receipt of Orientation Packet pdf
Student Initial Self Evaluation pdf
DSPT Student Contact Information pdf
Consent to Release Grades and Transcript pdf

Orientation Events to Attend

Gifted and Called to Study Workshop - Fall only pdf
Navigating the MA Thesis Workshop - Fall only pdf

Orientation Resources

Student ID/Library Card
Quick Links for Students
Using MOODLE: A Guide for Students pdf
GTU Library Guide to Library Services pdf
GRACE the GTU Library Catalog
List of Accessible Libraries for DSPT Students
Online and Local Bookstores

    Policies - Must Read

    DSPT Student Handbook pdf
    Academic & Administrative Calendar pdf
    Credit Hours and Course Load (also in DSPT Student Handbook)
    Policy on Leaves of Absence and Withdrawal pdf (also in DSPT Student Handbook)
    Consortial Registration Policies
    Cross Registration Agreement and Procedures - UC Berkeley
    Cross Registration Procedures - Holy Names University and Mills College
    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) pdf
    Campus Crime and Safety Report and GTU Incident Report Form
    Mandatory Drug Free Notification
    Tuition and Refund Policy