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Transition to graduate life at SFA

At SFA we empower scholars, researchers and innovators to thrive in their academic and professional pursuits. Congratulations on embarking on this exciting journey toward your graduate education!

Our graduate orientation is designed to provide you with essential information and resources to help you transition into graduate life at SFA. During orientation, you'll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about SFA's faculty expertise and research opportunities.
  • Explore campus facilities, including state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries and student support services.
  • Connect with fellow graduate students, faculty mentors and academic advisors.
  • Gain insights into campus life, extracurricular activities and community engagement opportunities.
  • Receive guidance on academic policies, enrollment procedures and graduate student resources.
  • Virtual orientation

    Register , online session
  • On-campus orientation

    Register , Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 101

Unable to attend?

If you're unable to attend either event, you can access orientation materials, resources and support services online or at the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, located in Dugas Liberal Arts North.

We're here to help

Contact ORGS at or 936.468.2807. 


Orientation and Transition Programs

Physical Address:
Baker Pattillo Student Center, Room 3.301

Mailing Address:
PO Box 6074, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962