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

Fall 2015 Orientation, Advising, Language Placement


All events are REQUIRED unless otherwise notated.



EVENT DATE TIME  LOCATION  COMMENTS
 
Pre-Registration for incoming students (except international) June 10 -       July 17 Check RIS   Course Schedule
 
C+DMES Orientation (MES & MELC programs) Aug. 17 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. 17 11 AM - 12 PM CAL 516  
DMES: Group meeting Aug. 17 1 - 2 PM CAL 516 Professors Kamran Aghaie, Jo Ann Hackett, Karen Grumberg, and David Justh
CMES: Group meeting Aug. 17 2 - 3 PM CAL 516 Professors Karin Wilkins, Blake Atwood, and David Justh
C+DMES new employee       meeting Aug. 17 3 - 4 PM CAL 516
Required of students with TA/AI assignments. Discussion of tuition/health benefits
 
C+DMES: Language Placement Exam
Aug. 18 9 AM - 12 PM               9 AM - 12 PM MEZ 2.122 - Arabic                    MEZ 2.118 - Persian, Hebrew, Turkish Registration required. See here for complete information
 
MES Library Orientation
Aug. 20 10 - 11 AM PCL 4.102 MES librarians: Dale Correa & Uri Kolodney
DMES: Individual advising Aug. 19-20 TBA CAL: various faculty offices Specific times to be assigned
CMES: Indvidual advising Aug. 19-20 TBA CAL 515, Seminar Room Specific times to be assigned
 
1st day of registration.     General schedule Aug. 21 starts 8 AM Online See your RIS to view access periods and identify remaining bars that prevent registration.
 
 
Graduate School orientation (optional)
Aug. 24 TBA TBA Orientation website
 
Arabic Orientation Aug. 24 or 25 TBA TBA Required of students in all Arabic areas, primarily TAs/AIs, but others welcome. Led by Profs. Al-Batal & Brustad.
 
1st class day Aug. 26      
 
4th class day: Tuition &     add/drop deadline Aug. 31 ends 5 PM   Classes dropped if tuition not paid by 5 PM. View bill and payment options.
Labor Day holiday Sept. 07     University closed
 
12th class day Sept. 11 ends 5 PM   Graduate Coordinators can add/drop until this date
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