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Monday, August 29th

All times in PST – online only

10:30am– Theological Reading & Writing Workshop with Dean Susan Abraham

 

Tuesday, August 30th

Fall Orientation Day 1: Coming Undone, Coming Together…

All times in PST – online only

8am: Check-in

8:30 – 9:15: Welcome and Centering Reflection

9: 15 – 9:45: Conversation with President Vasquez-Levy and Dean Abraham

9:45 – 10:00: Break

10:00 – 12:00pm: Coming Undone…The Logistics of Learning at PSR

  • Stackable Curriculum, Registration, and Maintaining Strong Academic Status Review
  • Financial Aid
  • Best Practices for Remote/Concurrent Learning
  • PSR Programs Session – Panel Discussion

12:00 – 12:45: Break

12:45 – 2:00: Conversation with PSR Faculty

1:55 –  2:30 Wrap Up and Sending Blessing for the Day

5:00: – In-Person Happy Hour/Dinner Gathering @ La Val’s Pizza for those in the Berkeley area
Gather in front of Berkwood Hedge School

Wednesday, August 31st

Fall Orientation Day 2: Coming Together – Breathing Life in Dry Bones Days

All times in PST – online only

8am: Check-in & Gathering Conversation

8:30 – 8:45: Centering Reflection

8:45 – 10:15: Coming Together  — Making Covenant, Becoming Community

    • Covenant Matters
    • Student Panel w/ Breakout Sessions – ” Bringing All our Gifts to the Table”
    • Cultivating Community Safety – “We Keep Each Other Safe”

10:15 – 10:30: Break

10:30 – 11:30: Coming Together — Cultivating Equity, Belonging, and Community Impact

    • PSR’s Commitment to Anti-Racism & Intersectional Equity
    • Breakout Conversations

11:30 – 12:15pm: Break

12:15 – 2:15: Breathing Life — Whole Self-Care and Spiritual Formation

    • Student Accessibility Services
    • Community Care and Wellness
    • The Gifts of Theological & Spiritual Formation

2:15 – 2:30: Sending Blessings

5:00 – 6:30: GTU Virtual Welcome Reception
Register in advance

 

Thursday, September 1st

All times in PST – online 

9:30am –10:30: Graduate Theological Union Online Library Orientation

10:30: Graduate Theological Union in-person Library Tour available
Meet at 2400 Ridge Road – Berkeley, CA  94709

 

Friday, September 2nd

All times in PST – in-person only for those in the Berkeley area

Friday Nights at OMCA,  Oakland Museum of California
4:30pm: Leave to carpool from PSR Campus
5:30: Arrive OR meet at Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA  94607

 

Fall 2022 Orientation is hosted by the Office of Community Life

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