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Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy (HESI Preview 2023)

To-Do List

  • Read through your Welcome Packet and be sure to fill out the Intent to Attend Preview 2023 form online by February 2nd at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. to indicate whether you are planning to attend our Preview program.  
  • Explore the UMD Preview Website!  
  • Check out the videos from our current students to get a sense of why UMD students love their programs, how they feel about their community, and offer advice to admitted students!

  • Take the campus tour and explore other campus resources.

  • Get to know our current students by checking out their bios! 

  • Connect with HESI Preview on social media! 

  • Check out our WhatsApp Group and start meeting and socializing with current students at UMD. In the weeks leading up to Preview, this will be a great place for you to learn more about student experiences and make connections at UMD.

  • You can also follow us @UMDHESI on Instagram!

  • Attend a Q&A Session before Preview to have questions answered - you can Join us in the UMD HESI Preview 2023 Zoom Meetings – Live on:

    • Wednesday, February 1st at 12:00-1:00 pm EST
    • Tuesday, February 7th at 10:00-11:00 am EST
    • Monday, February 21st at 6:30-7:30 pm EST 

Download Zoom if you haven’t already and create a Zoom Profile with your picture, name, pronouns, and preferred background (or no background at all!)

Should you wish to interview for a graduate assistantship during Preview:

Fill out the Assistantship Preference Form by Thursday, February 2nd at 11:59pm EST. Please note this includes uploading your resume and the contact information of 3 references.

  • Attend Drop-In Hours during Preview -- current HESI students will be available to chat and answer your questions! Check out the schedule on the website.

  • Attend a class in your concentration during Preview week -- check out what’s available here.

  • Reach out to your buddy, faculty/staff in your concentration, or members of the Preview committee throughout the week -- we are here to support you!

  • Attend our Q&A Session after Preview on Wednesday, March 8th at 6:30 pm EST in our Zoom Meeting if you have any lingering questions answered about your experience. Please refer to your Welcome Packet for more information.

  • Look for follow-up emails from your Preview facilitators!

  • Continue checking the Preview website for updates on assistantships (if applicable)

  • Follow-up with employers. (if applicable)

  • Submit your decision via the Graduate School website and contact your concentration’s admission coordinator.

  • If you are joining the UMD community, Go Terps!