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MEI ITA Evaluation and Preparation

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).

MEI ITA Evaluation
Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: To be announced
Who should attend? Mandatory for all international students serving as teaching assistants in the fall. Our office will contact you with more information about this evaluation over the summer.

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. 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.

Payroll & Benefits Session 1 Payroll & Benefits Session 2

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: Virtual

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: Virtual
Who should attend? This session is mandatory for all new teaching assistants, research assistants, and fellows (choose 1 session). Who should attend? This session is mandatory for all new teaching assistants, research assistants, and fellows (choose 1 session).

New Student Welcome and Orientation

The ECE Graduate Studies Office will hold a welcome and orientation session for all new students.

New Student Welcome and Orientation

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced
Location: Virtual

Who should attend? This session is mandatory for all new students.

Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC) TA Orientation

Visit the TLTC website to register for this event.

TLTC TA Orientation

Date: Friday, August 28, 2020
Time: To be announced
Location: To be announced

Who should attend? This University-wide orientation is mandatory for all students who will be serving as a TA for the first time in the fall, including fellows. Attendance is a requirement of the TA contract.

 


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