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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.

Pre-Registration for incoming students (except international) June 10 -       July 17 Check RIS   Course Schedule
College of Liberal Arts graduate orientation (recommended)
TBA TBA TBA Agenda to be posted in late summer
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/schedule (will be updated in June 2015)
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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