1.orientation meeting/session [.ɔ:rien'teiʃən] 新生情况介绍会
Ex: The University has arranged an orientation session.
2.professor’s office hour 教授答疑时间
Ex: Many freshmen are uncertain or shy about utilizing a professor’s office hours.
3.lecture ['lektʃə] n. 演讲，讲课
Ex: Several hundred people are expected to attend the lecture.
4.lecture hall n. 讲堂，讲演厅，报告厅
Ex: The lecture hall was jammed when the professor arrived at the very last moment.
5.tutorial [tju:'tɔ:riəl] n. 个别指导
Ex: Small group tutorials are used to discuss problems which come up in lectures.
6. deadline ['dedlain] n. 最后期限，截止时间
Ex: There's no way I can meet that deadline.
7. overdue ['əuvə'dju:] adj. 过期的
Ex: I must take these books back to the library - they're overdue.
There is a fine if the reserved library books are even one hour overdue.
8. schedule ['skedʒul] n. 时间表，计划 v. 安排，计划，
Ex: According to the schedule, the first lecture begins at 9.00 am.
The test is scheduled to begin in one hour.
9. time slot [slɔt] 时间空档
Ex: If you have two final exams scheduled at the same time, you will have to move one exam to another time slot.
10.signature ['signitʃə] n. 签字，签名
Ex: Each child must obtain the signature of his or her parents.
11.thesis ['θi:sis] n. 毕业论文
Ex: a master's/doctoral thesis on the effects of global warming.
12.dissertation [.disə'teiʃən] n. 论文
Ex: He wrote his dissertation on an obscure 16th-century poet.
13.course [kɔ:s] n. 课程
Ex: compulsory/required/mandatory course; elective course, optional course;
foundation course， introductory course， intermediate level course， advanced course
13.elective [i'lektiv] n. 选修科目
Ex: She took three electives last term.
14. option ['ɔpʃən] n. 选修科目
Ex: She is taking French as an option next year.
14.assignment [ə'sainmənt] n. 功课，任务
Ex: I have a lot of reading assignments to complete before the end of term.