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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2014 Orientation, Advising, Language Placement


All events are REQUIRED unless otherwise notated.



EVENT DATE TIME  LOCATION  COMMENTS
 
College of Liberal Arts graduate orientation (recommended)
Aug. 18 1 - 3 PM CLA 1.302E (Glickman Center) Agenda
 
C+DMES Orientation (MES & MELC programs) Aug. 19 9 - 11 AM Calhoun 516, Reading Room General program requirements and course policies. Light refreshments served. Led by David Justh
CMES: Q&A w/ current students Aug. 19 11 AM - 12 PM CAL 516 with Sarah Kaiser-Cross & Paige Ingram
DMES: Group meeting Aug. 19 1 - 2 PM CAL 516 Drs. Kamran Aghaie, Jo Ann Hackett, Tarek El-Ariss, and David Justh
CMES: Group meeting Aug. 19 2 - 3 PM CAL 516 Drs. Karin Wilkins, Yoav Di-Capua, Blake Atwood, and David Justh
C+DMES new employee meeting Aug. 19 3 - 4 PM CAL 516
Required of students with TA/AI assignments. Discussion of tuition/health benefits
 
MES Library Orientation
Aug. 20 10 - 11 AM PCL 1.339 in basement (map) with MES librarians, Dale Correa & Uri Kolodney
DMES: Individual advising Aug. 20 TBA CAL: various faculty offices Specific times to be assigned
CMES: Indvidual advising Aug. 20 1 - 4:30 PM CAL 515, Seminar Room Specific times to be assigned
 
C+DMES: Language Placement Exam
Aug. 21 9 AM - 1 PM               9 AM - 12 PM CLA - Arabic                            MEZ - Persian, Hebrew, Turkish CLICK HERE for registration, time and locations
 
1st day of registration. General schedule Aug. 22 starts 8 AM Online See your RIS to view access periods and identify remaining bars that prevent registration.
 
Graduate School orientation (optional)
Aug. 25 9 AM - 2 PM SAC 1.402 Orientation website/schedule
 
Arabic Orientation Aug. 25 9 AM - 1 PM Garrison 2.128 Required of students in all Arabic areas, primarily TAs/AIs, but others welcome. Led by Profs. Al-Batal & Brustad.
 
1st class day Aug. 27      
 
Labor Day holiday Sept. 01     University closed
 
Deadline for tuition &               add/drop (4th class day) Sept. 02 ends 5 PM   Classes dropped if tuition not paid by 5 PM. View bill and payment options.
 
12th class day Sept. 12 ends 5 PM   Graduate Coordinators can add/drop until this date
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