Graduate Theological Union

New Students

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

 
New Student Orientation      
 
All Events take place in the Dinner Board Room unless noted:
2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley 94709
 
GTU Doctoral Orientation:
August 22: 8:30am-3:00pm
                  3:00pm-5:00pm (Reception) 
August 23: 9:30am-1:30pm (Service Learning Workshop) 
August 25: 8:30am-5:30pm
August 26: 10:00am-1:00pm (International Student Session)
                   1:30pm-5:00pm (for ALL incoming students)
                   5:30pm-7:00pm (All school BBQ; PSR Quad)
 
GTU Common MA Orientation:
August 21: 8:30am-4:30pm 
August 22: 3:00pm-5:00pm (Reception)
August 26: 5:30pm-7:00pm (All school BBQ; PSR Quad)
 
French: July 21-August 15, 2014 
German: July 14-August 8, 2014 
Spanish: July 14-August 8, 2014
 

Entering Biblical Studies Doctoral Students: Biblical Hebrew and Biblical Greek exam dates TBD (overview of Hebrew & Greek exams)

 
JOB POSTINGS:
 
 
 

 

Cal Cross-Registration Information

Extended Calendar 2013-2014

Housing at the GTU and in the Bay Area

Health Insurance

Professional Development Program

 

Community Information:

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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