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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. Location for all advising sessions: 2460 AV Williams Building

MS Advising Session PhD Advising Session

Date: August 21, 2018

Time: 11 AM - 12 PM

Date: August 14, 2018 and August 22, 2018

Time: 3-4 PM and 11 AM-12 PM

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.

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Location: 2460 AV Williams Location: 2460 AV Williams

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 16, 2018
Time: 10 am - 3 pm
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 13, 2018
Time: 2-3 pm
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 24, 2018
Time: 9 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Edward St. John Building