Graduate Student Orientation & Placement Exam Schedule Fall 2013

Location: Room W131 Parsons Hall
(Unless noted otherwise on the schedule or instructed by the professor.)

For questions, please see Cindi Rohwer, Manager, Room W115 Parsons Hall
Cindi.Rohwer@unh.edu or call 603-862-1795.

Monday, August 19

                   COMMUTERS:  PLEASE GO TO PARKING SERVICES TO PURCHASE A PARKING PASS PRIOR TO COMING TO ORIENTATION. You will need your driver’s license with you and proof of an off-campus address. You will park in A Lot and walk across campus to Parsons Hall. See campus map for parking and building locations.     
 
 

8:30 a.m. 

Orientation Begins: General Meeting for new students with Graduate Coordinator, Prof. Howard Mayne. Department welcome, Administrative orientation, Chem 800 course introduction and Assignment, etc.

 

10:00 a.m. -
Noon

Placement Exam #1 (Physical)

 

12:00 p.m - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch at Holloway Commons with two current graduate students.  All to meet outside the Chemistry Department Office (W115) and go to Holloway Commons from there.

 

1:30 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.

Placement Exam #2 (Analytical)  Prof. Tomellini

Tuesday, August 20

8:00 a.m. -
2:00 p.m.

Graduate School Orientation – Mandatory for all students.
Theater II, Memorial Union Building (MUB)

Wednesday,
August 21

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Placement Exam #3 (Organic) Prof. Weisman

 

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Placement Exam #4 (Inorganic) Prof. Planalp

  

Pizza lunch will be served in the courtyard or in South West Lobby if it is raining. Graduate Pictures taken after lunch.

 

1:30 p.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Chemistry Teaching Seminar Session #1 (Chem 800)

Thursday,
August 22

8:00 a.m. -Noon

Chemistry Teaching Seminar Session #2 (Chem 800)

  

Lunch will be served in the courtyard or in South West Lobby if it is raining

 

1:30 p.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Chemistry Teaching Seminar Session #3 (Chem 800)

Friday,
August 23

8:00 a.m. -
Noon

Chemistry Teaching Seminar Session #4 (Chem 800)

  Lunch is on your  own.
 

1:00 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

New graduate student course advising in Parsons W119 (Conference Room).  Students will be scheduled for 10-15 minute sessions; please come early in case it takes less time than scheduled.

 

7:00 p.m.

Dinner gathering at Prof. Howard Mayne’s house in Lee, NH

Monday, August 26

8:10 a.m.

First day of classes! 

Tuesday,
August 27

1:10 p.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Technology Orientation for all TAs teaching Chem 403, 405 and 518 with Amy Lindsay, Gen Chem Lab Coordinator, in Parsons S150

 

1:10 p.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Lab Orientation for all TAs teaching Organic Labs with Prof. Tom Harris and Susan Small, Org Stockroom Tech, Parsons S250.

Wednesday,
August 28

2:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.

Chem 403 TAs orientation meeting (new and veteran TAs)

 

4:10 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Chem 405 TAs orientation meeting (new and veteran TAs)

  Note: Fire Extinguisher Training and on-line Hazardous waste training will be scheduled with Environmental Healthy & Safety (EH&S). Hazardous Waste Training must be completed within 2 weeks of email notification by EH&S.

 

Updated 8/13/2012