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.



EVENT DATE TIME  LOCATION  COMMENTS
 
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
TBD 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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