Welcome to Day One

Day One is Harris Public Policy's new student orientation experience that seeks to ensure a smooth transition for new students in our Evening Master's Program at 1871 and promote your academic and professional success.

Day One will help prepare you for your first day of class, foster a sense of community, provide professional development opportunities, and ensure you have an understanding of the Harris curriculum, campus systems, and campus resources.

There are four components:

  • New Student Orientation Part 1 on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 1871 

  • New Student Orientation Part 2 on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 1871 

  • Harris Math Camp on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 1871

  • Harris Stata Camp on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1871

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation for the Evening Master's Program will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 and Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. at 1871 at the Merchandise Mart . The program will consist of orientation information sessions and networking and community building opportunities.

Agenda and schedule will be posted summer 2018


Math Preparation

Harris has a strong math review and preparation program for all incoming students, and the EMP is no different. 

Math Review and Assessment

In advance of Math Camp, you will be asked to complete a Math Assessment . The results of the Math Assessment will be used to customize the Math Camp curriculum, ensuring that you receive math content that meets your specific needs.

During the summer, this page will be updated to include an overview of the Math Camp curriculum and resources will be provided to help you prepare for the assessment.

The Evening Master's Program Math Assessment will be released August 6, 2018.

Math Camp

Math Camp 1 will be held September 17, 2018 from 6 p.m. — 9 p.m. at 1871.

Similar to the orientation programs for our full-time students, Math Camp is offered as a review course for all incoming EMP students. It is designed to ensure proficiency in subjects required for for the program. It will be facilitated by instructor Michele Davies (Harris PhD '17) and Krisinda Doherty, Evening Master's Program Director.

Additional Math Review

Similar math review courses will be held before the start of each term that will be tailored to the to the math needed during that term.

In addition, we are looking at providing Teaching Assistant sessions throughout your first quarter. These sessions will likely meet on class nights prior to class. Additional information will be provided as instructors finalize course materials.