New Student Information


Welcome to Emory and the Laney Graduate School!

As LGS plans continue to develop, this page will be updated with the latest information for new students. Please check back regularly. 

For new Laney Graduate School students, here are some crucial dates about the start of fall term:

  • New student activities start on August 13.
    • Program orientation activities may include in-person activities.
    • PhD students: the in-person component of the Form I-9 Section 2 process must be completed no later than August 18. You will receive detailed instructions by email.
  • Classes start on August 25.
  • Additional details about the Fall are forthcoming.

Between now and the start of the fall term, there are a number of important for new students to complete. Click on a topic below to learn more and get started.

The schedule for New Student Orientation and Activities is forthcoming. Please check back.

For information about various offices across campus that provide student support services, such as counseling and health services, information technology, parking, transportation, and many others, please see our Student Support Services page.  Here are links to information that is commonly sought by new students: