Graduate Theological Union

New Students

As you prepare to begin your new journey at the GTU and in Berkeley, here are some dates and links to helpful and important information.

 
NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION SCHEDULE     

GTU Common MA Orientation:
August 25, 2016, 8:30am-5pm
 
GTU Doctoral Orientation:
August 26  8:30am-6pm
August 29  8:30am-5pm
August 30  International MA and Doctoral student lunch, 10am-1pm 
 
 
 
All orientation events take place in the Dinner Board Room unless noted: 2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley 94709
 
Summer Language Courses (see flyer for details):
French: July 11-August 5, 2016
German: July 11-August 10, 2016 
Spanish: July 11-August 5, 2016
 

Entering Biblical Studies Doctoral Student Language Diagnostic:

Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Greek exam dates and overview

Language Exam Registration Form

Hebrew   Tuesday, August 23, 9am-12pm

Greek     Wednesday, August 24, 9am-12pm 

 

Looking for a place to live? Click here to check out the resources on our Housing page!

 

Cal Cross-Registration Information

Extended Calendar 2016-2017

Health Insurance

Professional Development Program

Job Postings:
 
 

Community Information:

Restaurants and Entertainment

Public Transportation

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), www.bart.gov  This site provides maps, schedules and information about communities serviced by BART.

Alameda/Contra Costa Transit, www.actransit.org  This site provides maps and schedules for the local bus service.

Recreation/Gyms

Cal Rec Club, http://gtu.edu/students/cal-rec-club

Downtown Berkeley YMCA, http://www.ymca-cba.org/downtown-berkeley/

24 Hour Fitness (Berkeley location), http://www.24hourfitness.com/FindClubDetail.mvc?clubid=583

Childcare and Parenting Resources

Bananas, www.bananasinc.org  Bananas is a great place to find day care referrals in the East Bay, either near your home, school, or workplace. In addition to referral work, they also offer parenting classes and other information and assistance.

 

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