ECE Student Services
The ECE undergraduate office (A.V. Williams 2426) is the primary contact point for all questions regarding courses, registrations, degree requirements, and college and university policy. The office is open every day, 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30 and staff will be able to answer your questions or refer you to the appropriate resources.
You may schedule an appointment to meet with a staff member by calling 301-405-3685, sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org, or stopping by office during regular business hours.
A. James Clark School of Engineering
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of many departments in the A. James Clark School of Engineering (informally referred to as "the College"). The College provides services for all engineering students.
- Student Affairs Office
- Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering
- Women in Engineering
- Engineering Co-op & Career Services
Other University resources include:
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education
A. James Clark School of Engineering
The Student Affairs office provides a variety of services to assist students in their academic development. Individual advising is provided for many student-related issues including course selection, schedule planning, understanding University policy, career choices, and social and personal adjustment to the University.
In addition to individual counseling, the office clears students for graduation, evaluates transfer credits, provides orientation services to new students, and is instrumental in helping students process administrative issues. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30-5:00. For more information call 301-405-3855 or send email to email@example.com.
- Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (1134 Engineering classroom building)
The Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE) is committed to increasing the enrollment retention and graduation rates of African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students majoring in science and engineering. The Center provides services to support students through their academic career, including academic advising, tutorial services, and financial assistance. CMSE also runs summer programs for pre-college students. All services are free of charge to undergraduate students and can be utilized on a walk-in or appointment basis. For more information, call 301-405-3878 or see http://www.eng.umd.edu/organizations/cmse/.
The A. James Clark School of Engineering offers a variety of scholarships for both incoming and returning engineering students. Financial awards are based on merit and/or need. Students should complete an application (http://www.eng.umd.edu/organizations/osp/Scholarships/) by March 15 of each year. Please note that information on other scholarships is available at www.inform.umd.edu/FIN.
- Women in Engineering (1131 Engineering Classroom Building)
The Women in Engineering Program is dedicated to increasing the enrollment, retention, and graduation of women students in the College, as well as identifying and addressing the needs of this population. The program is designed to encourage and assist women students in becoming successful engineers. Services offered to women students include research and teaching fellowships, professional mentoring programs, workshops, and career support. For more information, call 301-405-3931 or see www.engr.umd.edu/wie.
- Engineering Co-op & Career Services (1137 Engineering Classroom Building)
The A. James Clark School of Engineering Co-op & Career Services office assists students in finding cooperative education, internship, summer, and part-time engineering positions. Students participating in these programs gain professional experience, integrate theory into practice, and confirm career choices while helping finance their education. These programs are also beneficial for employers, who gain access to an energetic workforce and become more visible on campus.
The Office offers a variety of services, including on-line resume services and workshops on interviewing skills, to all students. For more information, call 301-405-3863 or see www.coop.engr.umd.edu.
Counseling Center (Shoemaker Building)
The Counseling Center offers students support on various academic and personal matters free of charge. Information on all services is available at http://www.health.umd.edu/.
The Counseling Center provides counselors to discuss concerns you may have related to your personal and social well-being. Among the topics many students discuss are self-esteem, stress, relationship and sexual issues, family problems, and loneliness. You may see a counselor for individual counseling or join one of the many counselor-led support groups. Please call 301-314-7651 for an appointment.
- Career/Vocational Counseling Services
It is important to identify who you are in relation to a future career. All students at the University of Maryland can get help with this process at the Counseling Center in individual career counseling. As part of your exploration you may take vocational interest tests and interpret those tests with a counselor. For more information, please call 301-314-7641.
- Learning Assistance Services
The Counseling Center offers help to students who are having difficulties in their academic program. Education specialists can provide assistance on writing skills, time management, English conversation, learning styles, and math management. For more information, call 301-314-7693.
- Returning Students Program
More mature students and students who have returned to school after a long absence may have needs not easily addressed by other services on campus. Programs for returning students include workshops, classes, publications, and one-to-one counseling to help ease the adjustment to college life. For more information, call 301-314-7693.
- Disability Support Services
The Counseling Center offers a range of services for students with disabilities, including interpreters for hearing-impaired students, readers for visually-impaired students, special examination arrangements for students with learning disabilities, and assistance with access to various buildings and facilities on campus. For more information, call 301-314-7682.
Student Financial Aid office (1135 Lee Building)
The Financial Aid office at the University of Maryland provides counseling and other financial services to students. Students can obtain information about loans, scholarships, and work-study opportunities to assist them in financing their college education. For more information, call 301-314-9000 or see www.inform.umd.edu/FIN.
The University of Maryland's Health Center is a fully-accredited clinic offering a wide array of services for students, including urgent care, a walk-in clinic, diagnostic services, pharmaceutical services, health education, sexual assault peer education program, substance abuse assistance, counseling on depression, sexual health education, smoking cessation, and a variety of other programs. Services are confidential. For more information, call 301-314-8180 or see http://www.health.umd.edu/.
Career Center (3121 Hornbake Library)
The University of Maryland's Career Center offers assistance to students who wish to explore different careers. It offers job listings and resume services, helps students to choose majors, provides information about graduate schools, and organizes career planning workshops for students and alumni. Working very closely with the A. James Clark School of Engineering Cooperative and Career services, the Career Center is an additional resource for EE students throughout their tenure as undergraduates. For more information, call 301-314-7225 or see www.careercenter.umd.edu.
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (1101 Hornbake Library)
The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE) provides opportunities and challenges that help multi-ethnic students excel at the University of Maryland. OMSE offers tutoring services, a computer lab, a mentoring program, special classes, and a variety of social and educational programs for African-American, Asian American, Hispanic American, and Native American students. For more information, call 301-405-5616 or see www.inform.umd.edu/OMSE.
Students' first resource for assistance in a course should be their professor, TA, or UTF. Students wishing to pay for a private tutor should send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Undergraduate Office maintains a list of graduate students who are interested in tutoring. The hourly rate is negotiated between the tutor and tutee, but generally runs about $25.hr.
The Keystone Program provides the Keystone Center located in rm 1116 of the JM Patterson Bldg. On certain days, the Keystone Center provides assistance with ENES 100, 102, 220, and 221; ENME 232; MATH 140 (and often 141, 240, 241, and 246); PHYS 161 (and often 260 and 270); and CHEM 135. For further information, please see their website at http://www.keystone.umd.edu/facilities/keystone-center.html.
The Department of Mathematics provides tutoring for students who request additional help. Information on tutoring can be found at www.math.umd.edu/undergraduate/resources.
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