Graduate College

If you are a first-time teaching assistant or have not previously completed TAD, attendance at TA Orientation is mandated by Arizona State University.

You can register to attend the next orientation by registering for one of the sessions below.

Thursday, August 10, 2017
1 - 5 p.m.

Friday, August 11, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

All TA Orientation sessions will be held on Tempe campus, in Neeb Hall 105.

Please note that you must register to attend TA Orientation. All Pre-Orientation Modules must be completed via Blackboard before your Orientation session.

The TA training modules include trainings required by ASU for all staff and covers various topics that are important for TAs. Information can be found on the TAD Blackboard site. The training modules should be completed prior to the orientation, but must be completed within one month of the start of your appointment.

The TAD program is administered through Blackboard (ASURITE ID and password required). All ASU TAs should be enrolled in the Teaching Assistant Development (TAD) TRN-TAD-Program Blackboard course. To self-enroll go to TAs who cannot see the course or have any questions should email for assistance. Students should include their ASURITE ID in the email.

If you have any questions regarding the above information please email