Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Fall 2017 Orientation, Academic Advising, and Language Placement

All events are REQUIRED unless otherwise notated.

Pre-Registration for incoming students (except international) Jun 07 - Jul 18 Check RIS   Course Schedule
International Student Orientation Fri, Aug 12 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM Student Union (TX Union Ballroom), UNB 3.202 Visit website
C+DMES Orientation (MES & MELC programs) TBD TBD TBD
C+DMES new employee       meeting TBD TBD TBD
DMES/MELC: Group meeting TBD TBD TBD  
CMES: Group meeting TBD TBD TBD  
CMES: Individual advising (Dual-Degree only) TBD
CMES: Individual advising (Single degree only) TBD TBD TBD Specific times to be assigned
CMES Language Placement Exam
Wed, Aug 23 9 AM - 2 PM (ARA). 9 AM - 12 PM (other langs.) TBD
Self-registration required. More info on Arabic only, 15-min. oral proficiency interviews to come.
MES Library Orientation
TBD TBD TBD MES librarians: Dale Correa & Uri Kolodney
College of Liberal Arts TA Orientation Fri, Aug 28 1-3 PM TBD Required of new TAs. Fall 2016 AGENDA
CMES: Meet & Greet / FAQ TBD TBD TBD With current students in CMES
Arabic Program Meeting TBD TBD TBD Required of new and returning TAs/AIs. Led by Michael Mendoza and Dr. Olla Al-Shalchi. Updates will be emailed to relevant students.
Graduate School orientation (suggested)
Fri, Aug. 25 8 AM - 3 PM TBD RSVP required
1st class day Wed, Aug 30      
4th class day: Tuition &     add/drop deadline Tue, Sep 05 ends at 5 PM   Add/drop deadline. Classes dropped if tuition not paid by 5 PM. View bill.
Labor Day holiday Mon, Sep 04     University closed
12th class day Fri, Sep 15 ends at 5 PM   Graduate Coordinators can add/drop classes until this date

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