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Last updated: May 15, 2023, 10:33 a.m.

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Department of Applied Human Sciences

Program(s): Human Relations/Recreation and Leisure Studies/Therapeutic Recreation/ Community Service (Certificate)/Family Life Education (Certificate)

Monday, May 1, 2023              9:30 AM -11:30 AM

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023           9:30 AM -11:30 AM
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Thursday, May 25, 2023          1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Thursday, June 1, 2023           9:30 AM -11:30 AM
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Thursday, June 15, 2023         10:00 AM -12:00 PM
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Department of Biology

Program(s): Biology/Cell and Molecular Biology/Ecology/Environmental and Sustainability Science/Systems and Information Biology

Wednesday, April 26, 2023           10:30 AM -12:30 PM

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023                  10:00 AM -12:00 PM
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Friday, May 26, 2023                    10:00AM-12:00PM
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Monday, June 6, 2023                  10:30 AM -12:30 PM
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Tuesday, June 21, 2023               10:00 AM -12:00 PM
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Program(s): Chemistry/Biochemistry/Environmental and Sustainability Science

Tuesday, May 2, 2023               10:30 AM -12:30 PM

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023              2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023             12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023            1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics

Program(s): Classics, Italian, Spanish, Modern Arabic Language and Culture (Certificate), Modern Chinese Language and Culture (Certificate) and Linguistics

Wednesday, April 26, 2023         10:30 AM -12:30 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Monday, May 1, 2023                  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CLAS, LING, MODL)
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Wednesday, May 3, 2023            2:30 PM - 4:30 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Monday, May 8, 2023                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023          11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CLAS, LING)

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Monday, May 15, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (MODL)
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Monday, May 15, 2023                 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Friday, May 26, 2023                   10:00 AM -12:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Monday, May 29, 2023               10:30 AM -12:30 PM (MODL)
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023          9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CLAS, LING)
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Monday, June 5, 2023                 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Wednesday, June 7, 2023          11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Thursday, June 15, 2023            10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Monday, June 19, 2023               2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Department of Communication Studies

Program: Communication Studies/Communication and Cultural Studies

Wednesday, May 3, 2023           12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Monday, May 8, 2023                  3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Monday, June 5, 2023                3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Thursday, June 22, 2023            9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Department of Economics

Program: Economics

Monday, May 1, 2023                 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Monday, May 8, 2023                 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023              9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Thursday, May 25, 2023            1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Thursday, June 1, 2023             9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Thursday, June 15, 2023          10:00 AM -12:00 PM
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Department of Education

Program(s): Child Studies, Early Childhood and Elementary Education (ECEE), Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Adult Education (Certificate)

Tuesday, April 25, 2023               1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ECEE)
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Monday, May 1, 2023                   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Child Studies)
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Tuesday, May 9, 2023                   10:00 AM -12:00 PM (ECEE, TESL)
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Thursday, May 11, 2023               1:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ECEE, TESL)
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Monday, May 15, 2023                 10:30AM-12:30PM (ECEE, TESL)
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Thursday, June 1, 2023                9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Child Studies, TESL)
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Thursday, June 15, 2023              10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Child Studies)
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Department of English

Program(s): Creative Writing/English Literature (and History)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023                 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (CW, ENGL)
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023               2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CW, ENGL)
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023               2:30 PM - 4:30 PM (ENGL)
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023              1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (ENGL)
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Thursday, June 15, 2023             10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CW)
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Department of Études françaises

Program(s): French language/French language (second/foreign language profile)/ French-language literature/ French Language Literature (second/foreign language profile)/Translation

Wednesday, April 26, 2023         10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (FLIT, FRAA, FRAN)
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023          11:00 AM - 1:00 PM ((FLIT, FRAA, FRAN)
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023                12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (TRAD)
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023                 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (TRAD)
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023          10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (TRAD)
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Department of Geography, Planning and Environment

Program(s): Human Environment/Environment and Sustainability Science/Environmental Geography/Geospatial Technologies (Certificate)/Urban Studies

Monday, May 8, 2023                 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (GEOG/URBS)
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023            10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (GEOG/URBS)
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Monday, June 5, 2023                12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GEOG/URBS)
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Monday, June 19, 2023             10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (GEOG/URBS)
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Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology

Program: Exercise Science

Wednesday, May 3, 2023             2:30 PM - 4:30 PM 
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Thursday, May 11, 2023               2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday, May 15, 2023                  2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Friday, May 26, 2023                 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Monday, May 29, 2023              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Thursday, June 8, 2023                 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday, June 19, 2023                 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Department of History

Program: History

Monday, May 8, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Monday, May 29, 2023              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Monday, June 5, 2023                12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Monday, June 19, 2023             10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Irish Studies, School of

Program(s): Irish Studies

Students in Irish Studies should choose a FAS Touchstone session that is convenient for them (from any other department). 

After fully attending a Touchstone advising session, of your choosing, please contact Matina Skalkogiannis. She can be reached by email irishstudies@concordia.ca or by phone 514-848-2424 ext. 8711.

Department of Journalism

If you have not attended a Touchstone Presentation by June 7th, students in Journalism should then choose a FAS Touchstone session that is convenient for them (from any other department).

After fully attending a Touchstone advising session, of your choosing, please contact Vanessa Pizzichemi by email at undergraduate.journalism@concordia.ca or by phone at 514-848-2424 ext. 5054.

Program(s): Journalism

Wednesday, April 26, 2023          10:30 AM - 12:30 PM 
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023           11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023                 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023           9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Wednesday, June 7, 2023            11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Liberal Arts College

Program(s): Liberal Arts

 

*Please register for any available FAS Touchstone session. Following this session, you can meet with your department advisor for program advising. Advising is available on Wednesdays.

After fully attending a Touchstone advising session, of your choosing, please contact Sita Zarrabian. She can be reached by email sita.zarrabian@concordia.ca or by phone 514-848-2424 ext. 2565.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Program(s): Actuarial Mathematics/Actuarial Mathematics – Finance/Data Science/Mathematical and Computational Finance)/ Mathematics and Statistics/Pure and Applied/Statistics

Monday, May 1, 2023                 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (ACTU/FINA)
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Monday, May 8, 2023                 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Mathematical and Computational Finance)
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023               9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Data Science and Major in Mathematics & Statistics)
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Friday, May 26, 2023                  10:00 AM-12:00 PM (Statistics and Pure and Applied Mathematics)
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023               10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Actuarial Mathematics and  Actuarial Mathematics /Finance)
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023              1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Mathematical and Computational Finance)
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023        10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Data Science and Major Mathematics & Statistics, Statistics and Pure and Applied Mathematics)
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Department of Philosophy

Program: Philosophy

Wednesday, April 26, 2023         10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023                 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Thursday, May 11, 2023              2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Thursday, May 18, 2023              10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Friday, May 26, 2023                   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Wednesday, June 7, 2023            2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Thursday, June 15, 2023              10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Department of Physics

Program(s): Physics

Monday, May 1, 2023                  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Thursday, May 18, 2023              1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Monday, June 5, 2023                  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023          10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CLAS, LING)
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Department of Political Science

Program: Political Science

Tuesday, May 9, 2023                 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023                9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023                12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023                 10:30 AM -12:30 PM
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023               1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Tuesday, June 20, 2023               1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Department of Psychology

Program: Psychology

New psychology students must first attend the Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) Touchstone session and subsequently, the Department of Psychology’s New Student Orientation (NSO) session. The registration hold on your account will only be removed once you have attended both orientation sessions. 

1.      Register for one of the Touchstone sessions listed on the Touchstone webpage. 

2.      Email us at  psychology.sp.reception@concordia.ca  to confirm your attendance to one of the following Psychology Department NSO sessions (April 6th (4-5:30 pm); April 17th (3:30-5:00 pm); May 11th (1-2:30 pm); May 23rd (1-2:30 pm); June 22nd (10-11:30 am); July 18th (2-3:30 pm); August 24th (10-11:30 am)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023                   10:30 AM -12:30 PM
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023             11:00 AM -1:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023                  9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Wednessday, June 7, 2023            2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday, June 19, 2023                  2:00 PM - 4:00PM
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Department of Religions and Cultures

Program(s): Religions and Cultures/Judaic Studies/South Asian Studies/Iranian Studies (Certificate)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023                 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Thursday, May 11, 2023              2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday, May 15, 2023                 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday, May 29, 2023                 2:30PM - 4:30 PM
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Thursday, June 1, 2023               3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Monday, June 5, 2023                  3:00PM - 5:00 PM
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Monday, June 19, 2023                2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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School of Community and Public Affairs

Program(s): Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies/First People Studies/Immigration Studies (Certificate)

Tuesday, May 2, 2023                    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (FPST)
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023            11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (SCPA – Immigration Studies)
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Thursday, May 18, 2023                 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (SCPA, Immigration Studies)
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Thursday, May 25, 2023                 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (SCPA, Immigration Studies)
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023              2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (FPST)
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023                    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (SCPA, Immigration Studies)
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Thursday, June 15, 2023                10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (FPST)
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023            10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (SCPA, Immigration Studies
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Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Program: Sociology/Anthropology

Tuesday, May 2, 2023                1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023               2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023               2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023             1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Department of Theological Studies

Program(s): Theological Studies/ Pastoral Care (Certificate)

Wednesday, April 26, 2023                             10:30AM-12:30PM
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023                                     1:30PM-3:30PM 
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023                              11:00AM-1:00PM 
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Monday, May 15, 2023                                   2:30PM-4:30PM 
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Monday, May 29, 2023                                   10:30AM-12:30PM 
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023                                   12:00PM-2:00PM 
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023                                    10:30AM-12:30PM
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Wednesday, June 7, 2023                                11:00AM-1:00PM 
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023                                   1:00PM-3:00PM 
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Wednesday, June 21, 2023                              10:00AM-12:00PM
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Thursday, June 22, 2023                                 9:30AM-11:30AM
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Simone de Beauvoir Institute

Program(s): Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality/Women Studies

Monday, May 1, 2023                   9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (SSDB)
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (WSDB)
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Monday, May 8, 2023                   10:30 AM - 12:30P PM (SSDB, WSDB)
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Monday, May 15, 2023                 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (SSDB)
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Tuesday, May 16, 2023                9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (WSDB)
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (SSDB)
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Friday, May 26, 2023                   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (WSDB)
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Monday, May 29, 2023                10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (SSDB)
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Monday, May 31, 2023                9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (WSDB)
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Monday, June 5, 2023                12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (SSDB)
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (WSDB)
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023            1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (SSDB)
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Thursday, June 15, 2023           10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (WSDB)
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Certificates in Arts and Science

Program(s): Arts and Science/Science Foundation

Monday, May 1, 2023                 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023        11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Thursday, May 18, 2023             1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023              10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (SSDB)
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023         2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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