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welcome

Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics


Agenda


General InformationFacilities


General InformationFacilities cont.


General InformationFacilities Access

  • UCard Access

    • Some labs

    • Building access,120, 123

  • Keys

    • Some offices and/or labs

    • $10 deposit (exact amount, the dept. does not have change)

    • Don’t give your keys to anyone else or let anyone use them

    • If lost notify Lisa Walt immediately.


General InformationMisc. Information

  • Faxing, Photocopying, Long Distance Calling

    • Fax, Copier and Long Distance Telephone calls are reserved for official university business only.

    • No personal photo copies are allowed. Copy codes are assigned and students are not given codes unless they are a TA for a course or the PI grants them permission to use the PI’s copy code

    • http://www.aem.umn.edu/teaching/graduate/handbook/dept_policy.shtml

  • Office Space

    • All Office Spaces are assigned and you are not allowed to switch without dept. consent

    • If you have an issue please contact Donna Rosenthal [email protected]

  • Room Scheduling for Exams & Other Needs

    • 130A for meetings, conference calls, etc

    • Library for final oral exams, defenses, meetings

    • To Schedule a room please contact [email protected]

  • Mailboxes located in 107 Akerman Hall

    • Mail sorted by last name

    • Your responsibility to check once a week for important communication.

    • Please do not have your personal mail or packages sent to 107 Akerman


General InformationComputers and Email

  • Courses Database

  • Email Accounts

  • Webpages

  • Computer Networks

    • Ray Muno, [email protected]

  • Support


General Information


General InformationStaff


General InformationStaff


General InformationFluids Faculty


General InformationSolids Faculty


General InformationSystems and Dynamics Faculty


Program Information

  • Student Handbook

    • Policies, Program Info

    • http://www.aem.umn.edu/teaching/graduate/handbook/intro1.shtml

  • Registration Process

  • Finding an Advisor

  • Seminar Requirement

    • http://www.aem.umn.edu/info/seminars/

  • Degree Program Form

    • Filed by the end of two terms

  • Written Preliminary Exam (WPE)

    • First attempt in your first year

  • Oral Preliminary Exam (OPE)

    • Completed within a year of passing WPE

  • Grad Student Evaluation Process


Appointment Information

  • Appointment Types

    • Teaching Assistant or Research Assistant

    • 25% (10 hours per week) or 50% (20 hours per week)

    • Hourly Base Rate $20.17 for TA, RA’s tend to be the same unless otherwise noted by the advisor

    • http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/gae/index.html & http://policy.umn.edu/Policies/hr/Hiring/GRADSTUDENTEMPLOYMENT.html

  • TA Responsibilities

    • Grading

    • Labs / Discussions

    • Study Hall/Office Hours (50% TA=4 hrs / 25% TA=2 hrs)

      • Study Hall Times (Monday: 2:30-3:30pm / Tuesday: 10:10-11am / Thursday: 1:25-2:25pm)

      • 130A, Akerman Hall

    • Textbooks, Copy Codes

  • RA Responsibilities

    • Work with Advisor towards common research goals

    • Additional Duties maybe added by the Advisor


Other Important Information

  • Verification Letter for Traveling Purpose

    • Minimum of 3-days processing

    • Always check with ISSS before leaving the country

    • http://www.isss.umn.edu/

  • Travel Reimbursement / General Reimbursement

    • Prior to any travel get permission from your PI and ask if there is a dollar cap for which you will be reimbursed.

    • Save ALL receipts except meal receipts those are unnecessary

    • The departmental travel reimbursement form needs to be filled out within 15 days after the return date of your trip. Be sure to include a detailed justification as to the business purpose: how you and/or the project benefitted from your travel.

    • http://www.aem.umn.edu/teaching/graduate/handbook/dept_policy.shtml#travel

  • Purchase Request

    • Check with PI to see if there is a dollar limit

    • Complete the form Thoroughly (vendor contact info, correct part #’s, justification, signature from PI and budget # from PI)

    • Requests are typically processed within 48 hours unless specified

    • The dept. does not email the individual when the package arrives to please be sure to check 107 Akerman, periodically to see if your package has arrived.


Events

  • Monday, August 29th

    • New Student Orientation 3:30pm, to 4:30pm, 107 Akerman Hall Library (required for all new students)

  • Tuesday, August 30th

    • DGS Advising Appointments, 107 Akerman Hall

    • Register immediately following advising appointments

  • Wednesday, August 31st

    • DGS Advising Appointments, 107 Akerman Hall

    • Register immediately following advising appointments

  • Thursday, September 1st

    • Courses Database Training 1:00-2:00pm (highly recommended for all students), 227 Akerman Hall

    • Safety Training 2:00-3:00pm (required for all students), 227 Akerman Hall

  • Tuesday, September 6th

    • 1st Day of Fall Classes

    • TA’s must attend discussion they’re assigned if applicable.

Friday, September 9th

Department Seminar (AEM 8000): 2:30 to 3:30pm, 209 Akerman Hall

New Student Welcome-All Department Gathering 3:30 to 4:30pm, Hangar in Akerman Hall


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