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ECE Graduate Student Advising

The ECE Graduate Studies Office will hold an MS and PhD advising session to review degree requirements and answer any questions you may have about the graduate program. Incoming students are required to attend this session.

MS Advising Session PhD Advising Session
Date: August 23, 2016 Date: August 24, 2016
Time: 11am - 12pm Time: 11am - 12pm
Location for both advising sessions: AV Williams 2460

Payroll and Benefits Orientation

The Payroll Office of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will conduct two orientation sessions to provide forms and information needed to complete your appointment. All new Teaching Assistants, Research Assistants, and Fellows must attend one session. International students should bring their passports and I-20s, and US citizens and permanent residents should bring their driver's licenses. If possible, all students should bring their bank account information to set-up direct deposit. To view descriptions of health benefit plans and insurance premiums for each plan prior to the payroll orientation, visit the University Human Resources website.

Session 1 Session 2
Date: August 19, 2016 Date: August 24, 2016
Time: 10am - 11am Time: 9:30am - 10:30am
Location: AV Williams 2328 Location: AV Williams 2460

ECE TA Orientations

This orientation will prepare you for your first semester as a Teaching Assistant. All students who will be serving as a TA in the Fall, including Fellows, are required to attend.

Date: August 18, 2016
Time: 10am
Location: AV Williams 2460

Additionally, all international students serving as Teaching Assistants in the fall are required to take the International Teaching Assistant Evaluation given by the Maryland English Institute (MEI). To help prepare you for this evaluation, ECE will be holding the following prepatory session.

Date: August 15, 2016
Time: 2pm - 3pm
Location: AV Williams 2460

Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC) Orientation

All students who will be serving as a TA for the first time in the fall, including Fellows, are required to attend this University-wide orientation for Teaching Assistants. Visit the TLTC website to register for this event.

Date: August 26, 2016
Time: 9am - 3pm
Location: 1101 Bioscience Research Building